the Blacklight Arrow

David Blacker’s Blog

“And some just went insane, followed the black-light arrow around the bend and took possession of the madness that had been waiting there in trust for them…”

— Michael Herr Dispatches

It’s a blog. Stuff I wanna say. That’s about it.



Hachette India edition now available (click image to link)

Hachette India edition now available (click image to link)

Interviews & Reviews of my writing:
Daily Mirror Review
Lakdiva Review
Sunday Times Review
Interview by Sanjana Hattotuwa
Sunday Observer Interview
Sunday Leader Interview
Sunday Leader 5-Minute Interview



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