Andrew Rosenheim

The real Norfolk: Stewkey Blues, by D.J. Taylor, reviewed

The young embark hesitantly on careers while their elders recall past grievances in Taylor’s short stories set in the Norfolk hinterland

D.J. Taylor. [Alamy]

D.J. Taylor is a Norfolk native who, un-usually, has stayed put. These stories, written during the pandemic, are all set in that county, though the author is largely uninterested in its more fashionable acreage – the strip of coast so popular with Sunday supplements and London owners of second homes.

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