Reading a book is akin to taking a dive into another person’s mind; it elevates our senses, refines our sensibilities and makes us more than we were before.

The Havant Literary Review is a celebration of everything that is wonderful about British literature, from the stone-cold classics that have defined movements, to the breaking talents that are re-shaping how the British language is being moulded today. Whilst the Havant Literary Festival, which is the namesake for this website, is unfortunately no longer running, this blog attempts to continue the spirit of that prestigious event through presenting reassessments of classic texts, interviews with writers and essays on the literary ideas that have shaped the written word over the centuries.

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