Craig Sherborne

National Anthems

They are the skull and crossbones of tunes designed for winning championships or cheering troops. Never rock ’n roll they’re in the classical vein with trombones, cymbals and flutes. All written by the same person or so it sounds, whether …

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David McCooey Reviews Craig Sherborne

As illustrated by his extraordinary memoir, Hoi Polloi (2005), Craig Sherborne has many strengths as a writer. He has immense tonal control (and can range from the tragic to the farcical in a breath); he has an extraordinary ear for the language and hypocrisy of class; he is one of our great contemporary satirists; and he has a genius for the telling anecdote and detail.

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