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Pig Island

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In addition, he wrote often in defence of Pig Island sovereignty, as in 'Harry Fat and Uncle Sam':
Pig Island, a thriller dealing with possible Satanism on a remote Scottish island, was her fourth novel and was nominated for a Barry Award for best British crime novel.
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A hefty suspension of disbelief is required to follow journalist Joe Oakes - so unobservant he doesn't notice his wife is cracking up - who specialises in debunking supernatural hoaxes, on to Pig Island, a remote Scottish island now home to a secretive religious community.
His stories about a group of pigs living on Pig Island have gathered a growing fan club since they first appeared last autumn.
His later verse collections, including The Fallen House (1953), the satirical Iron Breadboard (1957), In Fires of No Return (1958), and Pig Island Letters (1966), use Christian and classical mythology to examine the place of religion in society.
He appeared in her first two London-based novels, Birdman and The Treatment, but his exposure was interrupted by two standalone thrillers, Tokyo and Pig Island.
And all the most celebrated poems are there: 'The Homecoming,' 'Wild Bees,' 'The Cold Hub,' 'The Tomcat,' and many of the poems from the big sequences, the Pig Island Letters, the Jerusalem Sonnets, the Autumn Testament.
The illustrated stories about a group of pigs living on Pig Island will soon be globetrotting themselves, following a deal clinched at the fair to sell the books in the Far East.
Coventry children's author Nick Emerson will be launching the Pig Island Club for young fans of his Pigtales.
Enthusiastic book-sellers snapped up the chance to stock the tales, which are set on Pig Island and are about the adventures of a group of pigs.