I’ve wanted to review more books here for a while but don’t have a great deal of time to write them and I’m fairly sure you lot don’t have a great deal of time to read them. So here’s the first post featuring my latest bright idea, 50 Word Review. It does exactly what it says on the tin.

Bittersweet depiction of naivety adrift in the sea of cynicism that is the Liverpool Rep in the 1950s. The slightness of the volume belies its depth; sentences packed with meaning reveal the adult world slowly opening its tragic secrets to new cast member Stella. Heartbreak with a dash of snide.