Review: The Hippopotamus 

The Hippopotamus, John Jencks’s second feature film and an adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 novel of the same name, portrays many appearances of various Glenfiddich vintages, an unfortunate horse named Lilac and a truly cringeworthy instance of felatio.

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Review: Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams

In Eley Williams’s stunning debut short story collection, hedgehogs sit “like asterisks, like parodies of stars”, we are told the word tortoise has the same etymology as the words torture and torment, and a person with complete synaesthesia  – “dawn’s light through my curtains stinks, my first cup of tea is an orchestra tuning up” – attempts online dating.

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