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‘A Boy Made of Blocks’ explores childhood trauma, autism and the perils of standing still

Autism is everywhere. Regardless of the cause(s), diagnoses are increasing and, having grown up with two autistic siblings,┬áI was keen to read Keith Stuart’s ‘A Boy Made of Blocks’, which promised to be┬á‘an astonishingly authentic story of love, family and autism‘. What’s it about? Alex hates his job and, essentially, his life. He loves his […]

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Author interview: Mary McCluskey discusses her reasons for writing the increasingly chilling ‘Intrusion’.

It seems many journalists harbour a desire to branch out into fiction. Today on Buried Under Books I’m privileged to be interviewing journalist and prize-winning short-story writer turned debut novelist Mary McCluskey about her emotionally complex novel, ‘Intrusion’. In this dark and psychologically acute tale, a once happily-married couple are struggling to cope with the […]

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