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Harbour Views by Philip Chatting

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 383 First published in 2014 by The Book Guild Ltd We never really understand how the lives of others, often those we don’t even know, are so intricately weaved with our own. We pass people every day without knowing their names, making assumptions about who they…

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Nevin Martell

Nevin Martell

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When growing up every child believes that their parents are eccentric and somewhat embarrassing, but imagine being able to compare your family exploits to that of Chevy Chase and the Griswolds when watching National Lampoon’s Vacation because that is exactly what happened to this week’s ‘Author of the Week’. Tell…

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Cuckoo by Julia Crouch

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Star Rating: *** Pages: 435 First published by Headline Publishing Group in 2011 Rose finally has everything she dreamt of. Two beautiful children, a loving husband and a large idyllic home in the middle of the English countryside which they themselves brought back to life using their own creative talents….

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Jason Hussong

Jason Hussong

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Jason is a traveller who particularly enjoys wildlife, the great outdoors and road trips.  Working as a journalist for over 15 years has meant that he could combine this love of travel with his passion for writing.  Having caught the writing bug he has also penned his first travel memoir, The Drive North:…

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The Shame of Sachsenhausen

The Shame of Sachsenhausen

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Sitting on the train, listening to the dull rhythm of the wheels beating on the tracks no-one felt like talking. We were heading out to Oranienburg, a town 22 miles north of Berlin, which today looks like a picturesque country retreat city-dwellers should want to relocate to, however, delve into…

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Philip Chatting

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Our Author of the Week is Hong Kong resident, Philip Chatting, who published his debut novel Harbour Views in May this year.  Tell us a bit about yourself Ever since leaving home 45 years ago I’ve been fascinated by the distinctions of people and cultures. I’ve lived and worked in…

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Stephen R A’Barrow

Stephen R A’Barrow

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As many across the world are gearing up to spend the next few weeks glued to their TV sets, yelling and screaming as if they know best, we felt that we too should get into the World Cup spirit with this weeks Author of the Week.  Stephen R A’Barrow’s book Brazil: The…

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