We’re delighted to reveal the cover of Witham ‘n’ Blues: It All Comes Out in the Wash by Mike Murphy!
This stand-out new novel explores the humorous history of musical influence in Lincolnshire.
Published on 26th March 2024, Witham ‘n’ Blues: It All Comes Out In The Wash delves into the life of Professor Otis K Spanner III, an American academic on a mission to discover England’s second largest county, Lincolnshire. The Professor of Comparative Anthropology, based for a year at the University of Lindum, seizes the opportunity to explore the undiscovered musical heritage.
Mike Murphy delves, quick-witted, into the rich musical history of Lincolnshire, his home county, taking a satirical exploration through the hidden culture and music whilst expertly drawing similarities between sleepy Lincolnshire and Otis’ home state of Alabama, calling upon his own experience of both Lincolnshire and The South of the United States. Despite being divided by an ocean, both places suffer the same fate as forgotten and neglected cultural hubs.
Combining fiction, fact, and a great many puns to create a humorous insight into Lincolnshire and all its quirks, Witham ‘n’ Blues: It All Comes Out In The Wash is a must read for lovers of music, comedy and Lincolnshire alike.