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Dark and light in a city of dreams Brighton Darkness is a collection of short stories relating to that amorphous place known as the city of Brighton and Hove. The book is by Brighton writer John Roman Baker and is published this month in paperback by Wilkinson House. The stories span the decades from the 1950s

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The Paris Syndrome

Fantastic, disturbing and subtly erotic. The direct approach of John Roman Baker's writing drew me in from the start and I was hooked. I knew the book