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Leatherface: Minx (Roughneck)

Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 8 May 1992

WHEN DID it happen? When did Frankie Stubbs, gravel-gargling bruiser with a heart of gold, relinquish his past as an underdog-for-all seasons, and become a bona fide people's poet? According to The Myth Of Leatherface, Frank's the boy who can seethe virtue in second best. And yet here he is casting a considered, confident and altogether superior eye over the evils of society. When did he grow up? And why?

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