Paint a Vulgar Picture: Fiction Inspired by the Smiths

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Peter Wild
Serpent's Tail, 2009 - Birthdays - 272 pages
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This is a collection of fiction inspired by The Smiths. A charming man betrays friends in the name of celebrity. Love blooms by the cemetery gates. Shoplifters of the world unite in order to tug a reluctant aardvark out of a hole. This is what happens when you 'Paint a Vulgar Picture'.Contributors include: Mike Gayle, Kate Pullinger, Catherine O'Flynn, Helen Walsh, Mil Millington, Alison MacLeod, Matt Beaumont, Scarlett Thomas and Jeff Noon. Peter Wild comes from a publishing and music journalism background. Co-founder of www.bookmunch.co.uk, his writing and fiction have appeared in The Big Issue, Nude, Alt Sounds, City Life and 3AM.

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Contents

This Charming Man Mike Gayle
7
Heaven Knows Im Miserable Now Kate Pullinger
23
Bigmouth Strikes Again Nic Kelman
29
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Peter Wild comes from a publishing and music journalism background. He is editing a series of collections of fiction based on the songs of rock and pop bands, published by Serpent's Tail (Perverted by Language [The Fall] - 9781852429294 and The Empty Page [Sonic Youth] - 9781852429560).Peter is the co-founder of www.bookmunch.co.uk. His writing and fiction have appeared in The Big Issue, Nude, Alt Sounds, City Life and 3AM.

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