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Howard Colyer's Fiction, Translations and Plays
Haiku Diary 2018 By Howard Colyer
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A diary in haiku - life at a rate of seventeen syllables a day.
Gregory Gun By Howard Colyer
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Gregory Gun is devoted to his job and he is made redundant. And then he struggles. But he tries to cope and he fights against his own character; but finally he shuts himself away and becomes a hermit... More > in London, and lives a strange and secret life.< Less
Haiku Diary 2016 By Howard Colyer
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A diary in haiku - life at a rate of seventeen syllables a day.
Haiku Diary 2017 By Howard Colyer
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A diary in haiku - life at a rate of seventeen syllables a day.
Oldshaw By Howard Colyer
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Dennis Oldshaw finally managed to escape his office job and devote himself to painting, yet now he fears for his life; and he reflects about his past, in particular about the day which he feels... More > tested and defined him.< Less
As a Man Grows Younger By Howard Colyer
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A dramatic monologue - a writer trying to remain true to himself under Fascism - a play inspired by the friendship of Italo Svevo and James Joyce.
All for the Best By Howard Colyer & Luigi Pirandello
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A man is convinced his daughter is a genius and he drives her on and on until she has no choice but to reveal herself for what she is. "It is not a tragedy in the sense of confrontation and... More > collision, but in the sense of a man overwhelmed by his fate. It is a classical tragedy in the guise of a middle class drama." Roberto Alonge< Less
Loneliness on Shooters Hill By Howard Colyer
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The stories in this collection were written between 1993 and 2000. Two of the stories have been adapted for the stage: The Good Analyst, which was performed at the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre in... More > May, 2010, and Bridie Murphy of Mullingar, which was performed as Finchley Road at the LOST Theatre in May, 2012.< Less
Albania By Howard Colyer
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The fifty stories in this collection were written over sixteen years. This book contains nearly all of the stories published in three earlier volumes, Gregory Gun, Loneliness on Shooters Hill, and... More > The Gallery. Some of the shorter tales have appeared in Smoke: a London Peculiar.< Less
Kafka v Kafka By Howard Colyer
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Franz Kafka's Letter to my Father adapted for the stage. It opened at the Brockley Jack Theatre in London on Tuesday, 17 January, 2012. 'The tortured life of Franz Kafka provides the material for... More > this fascinating play.' William Russell, Reviews Gate. 'An exceptionally well-tailored piece.' Amelia Forsbrook, Remotegoat. 'The play circles the two men locked in a trial of strength... each gifted by an extreme power. Alas those powers do not complement each other - they destroy each other.' Gary Naylor, Red Room. 'The deepest strength of Colyer's scripting lies in the fact that it is possible to sympathise with any and all of the characters.' Vanessa Bunn, EXTRA! EXTRA!< Less