Posted in February 2021

The Rock Pool (1934) by Cyril Connolly

Book review by George S: It’s LGBT month at the popular fiction project, which I’ve taken as an excuse to open a book that has been on my shelves for a long time, but which I’ve never got round to reading. Not that Cyril Connolly’s The Rock Pool is popular reading. It never had a … Continue reading

Maurice (1913-14) by E.M. Forster

Review by Mary Grover: One of my favourite novels is Howard’s End, Forster’s Condition-of-England novel published in 1910. I picked up Maurice, its first draft completed four years later than Howard’s End, expecting it to be entirely different. I expected its focus to be single-mindedly on the painful reality of being homosexual in Edwardian England … Continue reading