Stan Barstow

WRITER Stan Barstow died yesterday, aged 83. Recalling his early life in an obituary in today’s Guardian, Ian Haywood quotes him as having said: “There were no writers in the family (there were, in fact, few real readers).” Haywood continues: Barstow began to feel the real frustrations of his regional and cultural isolation. He regarded these feelings as symptomatic of […]