Posted on 24th May 2012

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Crushed Mexican Spiders

That Tibor Fischer’s latest offering, Crushed Mexican Spiders, is the product of a crowd-funded publishing platform is a testament to the public vote of confidence in the writer who, despite garnering his initial success through a traditional publishing forum, remains only too aware of the arbitrary nature of success in the book industry. “Why one book…

Posted on 22nd May 2012

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Crushed Mexican Spiders

‘Small-minded readers might object that this is not a novel but two exquisitely packaged short stories. But the stories themselves – sardonic and beautifully chiselled – radiate wonderfully.’ John Sutherland, Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus of Modern English Literature at UCL Chair, 2012 Judging Panel Synopsis: The book has two front covers: read one way you’re…