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Bicycle Thieves

Blake Morrison

‘Late June, scorched grass and sprinklers, the sky as if scuffed and beaten. Too hot to work, too lazy to think.’

Late June, scorched grass and sprinklers, the sky as if scuffed and beaten. Too hot to work, too lazy to think, I’ve knocked off early to play tennis. I’m sitting on the edge of the bed, putting on my trainers, when my son crashes in, a raspberry lolly bleeding in his hands, huge breaths and dis…


Blake Morrison

Blake Morrison’s books include the memoirs And When Did You Last See Your Father (Granta/Picador) and Things My Mother Never Told Me (Granta/Vintage). He is Professor of Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths University, London.

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