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'Thorne's clear, deep, slightly sardonic style is a real find and eschews youthful show-offery to create a story with many levels, and characters whose frayed edges cast them in sharp relief against a background of a decaying tourist town. Tourist, the story of an attempt to shrug off all-town boredom by creating a futuristic nightclub, is an understated triumph' The Big Issue 'In clear and intelligent prose, Thorne portrays the sad sickliness of those who try to make a lifestyle out of a place that should only be visited. The subculture of this seaside town will hang around like the aroma of old chips' Gill Hornby, Times
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Matt Thorne lives in London with his wife. He's a full-time writer and book reviewer. He co-edited the controversial NEW PURITANS ANTHOLOGY along with his partner in crime, Nicolas Blincoe.
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