Peter Wells expands on his recent, pathetically small Listener review of What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell
What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this: Katherine Mansfield on the Napier-Taupo road
An essay by Peter Wells on a new "sacred text" by her holiness Katherine Mansfield - 20 pages of jottings from a summer holiday on the Napier-Taupo road when she was 19.
All week this week we look at writers and writing which ties in with New Zealand's first-ever LGBTI Writers' festival - Samesame but different - staged from February 12-14 at AUT. Today: festival director Peter Wells on two books that meant the world to him as a young gay guy.
‘She slept with a man experimentally, much as one tries tripe to see if one develops a taste for it’ – Peter Wells on Patricia Highsmith
Peter Wells reviews Carol, a new reissue of Patricia Highsmith's 'daring masterpiece' - a novel about an obsessive lesbian relationship which never once uses the word 'lesbian'.