This is what is known as a 'cover reveal' . . . it's the cover for CLAPPERTON by John Herdman, published soon in Gothic World Literature Editions.

This is me, last night, trying to think of a name for a poetry imprint for the poetry Leamington Books is publishing. But I'm stuck.

I have as a shortlist:


John Herdman on Lockdown Solitude: present conditions have forced me to be solitary once again, certainly, it’s true, more than I would wish; and that experience has done much to abate that craving and to help me find again the benefits for the soul which can come from being alone and, for much o...

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John Herdman's classic of modern Scottish Gothic writing is available on Google Play Store. Reprinted and now available in audio and ebook format, IMELDA became an instant classic of Scottish writing on its release in 1993.

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John Herdman’s main publications have been Descent (1968), A Truth Lover (1973), Memoirs of my Aunt Minnie / Clapperton (1974), Pagan’s Pilgrimage (1978), Stories Short and Tall (1979), Imelda and Other Stories (1993), Ghostwriting (1995), Four Tales (2000), The Sinister Cabaret (2001), and My Wi...

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John Herdman's masterpiece of the modern Scottish Gothic appears in e-book and audio book with a new introduction from the author. Black humour and even blacker lives collide in a tale of love and murder on an old Scottish Borders family estate.

Raw and immoral, Imelda is a subtle puzzle, mocki...

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This is the designer and editor of Edinburgh's One O'Clock Gun at work in their favourite wine cellar bar. Read more about this Edinburgh Institution at Leamington Books' website or Learn More via Facebook:

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