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Welcome.

My books comprise either biography/ fictionalized autobiography linked to a particular location/period or educational texts aimed at learners of English.

You can check them out below.

 

 

 

BARCELONA ONE MORE TIME
– a language teacher's experiences in 1970s, post-Franco Barcelona.

“I particularly enjoyed the light thrown on the Franco era and the imprint that it made on people.”
Alain de Botton, writer, philosopher & historian

“Read it and you'll meet some great characters and learn about an era and a generation that paved the way for the Spanish gold rush of the 80s. Definitely one for the shelf: to be taken down and read again often.”
Danny Collins, Round Town News

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Available from Amazon.co.uk (paper & Kindle) and all major internet providers; direct from the author ; on loan from libraries in Kent (UK) . Published by New Generation Publishing. £7.99 ISBN: 978-07552-0442-7

 

 

 

 

A CERTAINE SCHOOLE MASTER: A PORTRAIT OF IOLO DAVIES
– a biographical homage to one of Wales' truly great teachers.

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Available from selected bookshops: Cowbridge Bookshop, Nicklebys Bookstore , Cover to Cover, Whitchurch Books, Cardiff ; from Welsh Books Council; from Waterstones.com and all major internet providers; from the author ; on loan from libraries in Wales
Published by Apple Town Publishing Price: £10 ISBN: 978-0-9572204-0-9

 

 

 

 

ARTISTIC THANET:
SIX LOCALLY LINKED CHAPTERS IN THE STORY OF ART AND LITERATURE

– an exploration of the lives of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Walter Sickert, Vincent Van Gogh, Wilkie Collins, Frank Richards and John Buchan through their links with the Isle of Thanet on the Kent coast.

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Available from Turner Contemporary, Lombard Street Gallery, Margate Visitors' Information Centre, Michael's Bookshop and from other local art galleries and shops; direct from the author.
Online from Turner Contemporary.
Published locally Price :£4.50

 

 

 

 

 

ARTISTIC ISLAND:
MORE CHAPTERS IN THE STORY OF ART AND LITERATURE INSPIRED BY THE ISLE OF THANET

Turner and Dickens are revealed in their full glory in the local pantheon, and are joined by the French artist, James Tissot, the Jewish artist and portraitist, Solomon Joseph Solomon, the poet T S Eliot and the great thinker, philosopher and poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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Available from Turner Contemporary, Lombard Street Gallery, Margate Visitors' Information Centre, Michael's Bookshop and from other local art galleries and shops; direct from the author.
Online from Turner Contemporary.
Published locally Price :£4.50

 

 

 

 

DISCOVERING MORE ARTISTIC THANET:
THE ISLE'S ARTISTIC AND LITERARY BYWAYS FURTHER EXPLORED

- a look at cat-loving artist Louis Wain, wayward genius of English art George Morland, local modern master Christopher Alexander, best-selling writer Dennis Wheatley, pioneer of boys' periodicals Edwin J. Brett and the Scarlet Pimpernel creator Baroness Orczy.

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Available from Turner Contemporary, Lombard Street Gallery, Margate Visitors' Information Centre, Michael's Bookshop and from other local art galleries and shops; direct from the author.
Online from Turner Contemporary.
Published locally Price :£4.50

 

 

 

 

THE WOMAN IN WHITE
– an adapted version of Wilkie Collins' classic suspense novel for learners of English.

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Available from all ELT bookshops; from Oxford University Press; from Amazon.co.uk and all major internet providers. Published by Oxford University Press Price: £7.00 ISBN: 978-0-19-479270-7

 

 

 

 

ADVANCE YOUR ENGLISH:
A COMMUNICATIVE GRAMMAR COURSE FOR
UPPER INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED STUDENTS

– a grammar text book for learners of English.

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Published successively by Hodder & Stoughton, Edward Arnold, Nelson and Longman.
Check with the author for price and availability.

 

 

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