Posts tagged with: barbara comyns

Lucy Scholes • 03/08/16

In many ways, Comyns’s biography does read like the stuff of fiction.

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Emily Gould • 01/05/16

Our Spoons was Barbara Comyns’s second published novel. Her first, Sisters by a River, also drew on her remarkable early life experiences, describing a largely unsupervised childhood taking place in the first decade of the twentieth century in a crumbling estate on the River Avon.

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Brian Evenson • 12/01/10

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead was the first book I read by British novelist Barbara Comyns. I knew nothing about Comyns at the time: I picked up the novel exclusively because of the title, which struck me as promising and intriguing. In fact, the book turned out to be a great deal more than that: it was downright astonishing.

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