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Andrew Esposito

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I'm an Australian now living with my family in London. That's me in the photo with an American Bald Eagle.

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favourite books

Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts
Hunger - Knut Hamsun
Big Sur - Jack Kerouac
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls - Peter Biskind
The Autumn of the Patriarch - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Blinding Absence of Light - Tahar Ben Jelloun
Ask the Dust - John Fante
The Hours - Michael Cunningham
The Secret History - Donna Tartt
Miss Lonely Hearts - Nathaniel West
Strangers on a Train - Patricia Highsmith
Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
We - Yevgeny Zamyatin
The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
Mystic River - Dennis Lehane
a million little pieces – James Frey
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Goodbye, Columbus - Philip Roth
The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
Tourmaline - Randolph Stow
High Fidelity - Nick Hornby

And if life gets you down, a quick remedy: Three Men in a Boat - Jerome R. Jerome

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fledglingowl wrote 11 days ago

Andrew, Thank for your kind words and encouragement. Have published ....

Sheena Macleod wrote 41 days ago

Andrew, thank you so much for backing Inglorious Revolution. I have a....

Slings 'n' Arrows wrote 149 days ago

Thanks very much for your comments and insightful feedback, that's th....

Eliza Moon wrote 186 days ago

Cool:-) I am probably a little bit crazy though, but mostly harmless....

Eliza Moon wrote 187 days ago

Thank you, Andrew, for your fabulous comment, it made me smile! At....

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I wrote 150 days ago

Fall of Empires is a monumental work of historical fiction of nearly 200,000 words. Indications in the early chapters are that it is already thoroughly edited and narrative and dialogue is tight and compelling. The Prologue, related to the cruel execution of Maurice and his six sons is very powerf... view book

I wrote 187 days ago

The Parable of the Weeds Explained has immediate impact on the reader. The Genesis plot is given a new twist, with humankind begot by masturbation. That ought to catch the reader's attention! I loved the creation of the world by a 'meteorite' that became an altar. The characters hover between bi... view book

I wrote 188 days ago

The Last Roundhead is a gritty journey through the turbulent years of the English Civil War. I really liked the tough feel of the narrative - it is apparent that one's life is constantly in the balance, particularly if queried on loyalities to 'King or Parliament?' The youthful vigor of Blandford ... view book

I wrote 199 days ago

Escape is a warm, gentle journey. I liked the theme of the yacht and the sea as it transported Victor through his dreamy life. There are many good turn of phrases and evocative descriptions such as: 'ground by the mill of time into dust' , 'a dusty half goat-eaten park' and 'partly lost, partly ki... view book

I wrote 222 days ago

The Child of Heaven is an intriguing and thought provoking read. It deals with large themes such as love and happiness and the internal workings of human nature. The Prologue recants a dream experienced by Leila, the lead protagonist, who hurried transcribes her memory of the discussion with a mys... view book

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