In a handful of days (2nd August to be precise), Tom Pollock's brilliant début, The City's Son, will be officially released. The City's Son is one of my favourite books of the year so far and so I was flattered when Tom asked if I would be interested in hosting one of four extracts from the book on the run-up to its publication date. I have been blessed with the brilliant opening chapter, the very extract that pulled me into the book. The three further extracts can be read as follows:
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