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The Lady, 20 July 2018

The Hurtle of Hell by Simon Edge

‘Part philosophical quest, part redemptive religious exploration, this is an original and witty look at religion and society seen through the eyes of Stefano, a hapless and confused young man from Hackney’

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Attitude, September 2018

The Hurtle of Hell by Simon Edge

‘This is an interesting and funny theological thought-experiment fable’

Nudge Book, 2 July 2018

The Hurtle of Hell by Simon Edge

‘This thought-provoking exploration of homosexuality, atheism and God with a telescope is a delight. Without any reservation I recommend it as a story which will both make you laugh and make you think’

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Gscene, July 2018

‘Burn it or read it’

‘An unorthodox, comical and often deep story of rejection and reconnection with daft, challenging and fun plot twists. It’s not what it seems, but then what is?’

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Buzz Magazine, 2 August 2018

The Hurtle of Hell: Book Review

‘It’s a stimulating yet entertaining story of self-exploration and redemption, as well as a recognition of the way religion deals with homosexuality in modern society’

The Independent Literary Fiction Blog, 12 July 2018

New Fiction Reviews: The Hurtle of Hell 

‘Ultimately, The Hurtle of Hell is an uplifting read. It’s a novel that’s to be applauded for tackling a difficult topic in a subtle and unusual way, and you certainly won’t read another novel like it this year’

Daily Express, 28 June 2018

My near-death experience

SIMON EDGE hasn’t had one but some intriguing scientific research about the phenomenon gave him an idea for a novel


BBC Radio Suffolk, 25 June 2018

On the sofa with Lesley Dolphin

Lesley Dolphin talks to sofa guest Simon Edge about his new novel The Hurtle of Hell and his life in Suffolk

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Bury & West Suffolk magazine, August 2018

Hell and back

Long Melford author Simon Edge talks about getting God confused and reimagining Thomas Gainsborough

TripFiction, 12 July 2018

Talking Location with Simon Edge – La Gomera

#TalkingLocationWith… author Simon Edge, who has set his novel, The Hurtle of Hell, in the Canary Islands, and how La Gomera inspired the setting


Breathing Through Pages, 24 October 2018

Book Review: The Hurtle of Hell

‘Very funny as well as very entertaining... The Hurtle of Hell is written with style that just flows and makes you read on. I loved that Edge included God’s perspective in it because it provided something fresh... and the comedy shines through because of the characters’

Never Imitate, 6 July 2018

Book Review: The Hurtle of Hell

‘God’s observations [are] an effective commentary on organised religion and man’s exaggerated sense of his own value. It is both amusing and sobering to reflect on. An entertaining addition to my summer list’

A Little London Life, 13 July 2018

Atheist meets God in novel conundrum

Simon Edge’s novel The Hurtle of Hell. Its here. its new, it should be read.

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