Nicholas Blincoe

Nicholas Blincoe is a novelist and screenwriter. He is currently adapting his novel The Dope Priest, to be filmed by the Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir.

Phantom Bids

Nicholas Blincoe, 21 August 2014

The distance between the Palestinian leadership and the Diaspora has never been greater. Palestinians living under occupation see all the faults of the Palestinian Authority in fine detail, yet continue to recognise the need for leadership; the Diaspora, in contrast, has headed off in a more freelance, anarchic direction.

No Dancing, No Music: New Puritans

Alex Clark, 2 November 2000

The New Puritans are not, one of their founder members assures us, ‘a religious movement’. Phew. It is unwise for novelists to become too involved in formulating creeds, and very few...

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