Tag Archives: Colin MacInnes

Murder In Notting Hill by Mark Olden (Zero Books)

The racist murder of Antiguan carpenter Kelso Cochrane on 17 May 1959 is the centre-point of this book, but it spins off in a lot of other directions. No one was ever convicted for the butchery but Olden makes a … Continue reading

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Fear & loathing in Fitzrovia

While Julian MacLaren-Ross could turn a reasonable sentence, I’ve always felt the cult that exists around this writer is based more on his  sad bohemian life than his books.  Therefore it has taken me a few years to get around … Continue reading

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