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“Palladium” – free!

It’s time to sign up for a free advance copy of my Istanbul thriller “Palladium”. Publication of my Istanbul thriller Palladium by Immortal Works publishers in the US is drawing near. Latest steps: the maps, of central Istanbul and the Black Sea, are ready; we have worked on the blurb (30-word and 130-word versions) – coming on nicely; the main

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Eternal Life

ETERNAL LIFE: what you should do next

“Eternal Life” is a re-edited, slimmed-down and improved version of my mis-named novel “Corona Crime”. It’s also the first novel published under my own name.

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Smirnoff I Used to be a very civil servant
Biography

Stopping work: how it feels

‘So,’ the glamorous woman asks me. ‘What do you do?’ ‘I’m a writer based in Vienna,’ I say. ‘Oh.’ She looks at me blankly and

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The Nameless Ones

Who knew that a conscience could be contagious? – Angel, musing, in The Nameless Ones I received my copy of The Nameless Ones, No. 19

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Miscellany

The Machine Stops

The Machine Stops, by E M Forster, is a brilliant analysis of how humankind is going wrong right now. Forster wrote it in 1909. Here

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Reviews

Middlemarch quotations

This is my fourth and final collection of Middlemarch quotations. The book teems with exquisite epigrams, insights and laugh-out-loud observations. Read, and relish. I’ve published

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