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REVIEW: Michael Langan's ambitious debut and Doug Johnstone's new trilogy

24 days ago   |   By The Big Issue

Shadow is a Colour is an admirably ambitious debut by Michael Langan. It's comprised of interconnected stories that span the globe, from Hong Kong to Liverpool to New York to Paris, and timelines, shuttling back and forth through 1869 to 2013. With these multiple narratives Langan has created a book that explores father-and-son relationships, desire, loss, creativity and whether art can truly impact on our lives.
Our characters on this journey include a Hong Kong billionaire and his estranged, reclusive son, a closeted gay Hollywood star and his Liverpudlian director partner and a deeply...
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