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The return of The Harder They Come

Colin Grant

In 1972, The Harder They Come, a raw, small-budget film with soon-to-be big stars like Jimmy Cliff enthralled audiences as it brought reggae to worldwide attention. Colin Grant reveals why, fifty years on, it is still as and vibrant and powerful.

An olive grove in ends

Moses Mckenzie

Sayon, the protagonist of Moses McKenzie’s debut novel, dreams of escape from the mean streets of Ends to buy a grand house overlooking the Avon Gorge but it comes with a catch: he needs to sell enough lines of heroin to put down a substantial deposit.


Geoffrey Philp

In commemorating Earth Day, it's important to be reminded of the perils we face. Geoffrey Philp does just that in his poignant poem, Archipelagos.