strachan gordon

strachan gordon

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I am a history teacher living in London and have written four books and fifty short stories,chiefly on historical themes -including James Boswell,Abraham Lincoln,Oliver Cromwell,JFK,General John Lambert(English Civil War)and many,many others.

favourite books

'Face of the Third Reich',Joachim Fest.'The Assassination of Trotsky' - Nicholas Mosley,'The Robber Bride'- Margaret Atwood,George McDonald Fraser -'Flashman in the Great Game'.Boswell's 'London Journal'.All of Tom Wolfe's works - fiction and non-fiction.Gore Vidal 'Julian' and 'Lincoln'. E-Mail:rsmuswellhill@yahoo.co.uk. Readers of 'A Buccaneer' are recommended also to read 'Brundlewain' by Eleanor Raif, a very exciting adventure/romance story set in medieval Scotland.

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I wrote 388 days ago

Hello Sheena , I like your clear , straightforward style and the sense you give the reader of what it might be like to be a Catholic in 17th century England - a religious status which would affect your whole life and possible even endanger it. Your use of the word 'Mc Carthyism' at the beginning is... view book

I wrote 512 days ago

Hello William , beautifully written and a marvelous evocation of rural America of two centuries ago , I assume your inspiration was Huckleberry Finn? A very good preceptor.I wonder if you would be able to look at the first chapter of my novel 'A Buccaneer' which is set amongst Pirates in the 17th ce... view book

I wrote 513 days ago

Dear Bought Bess - I love that . An interesting story , but you need to break it up into chapters - no one is going to read a first chapter of that magnitude , no matter how interesting the contents , which is a great shame as you are a very good writer. Would you be able to look at the first chapt... view book

I wrote 513 days ago

Dear Bought Bess - I love that . An interesting story , but you need to break it up into chapters - no one is going to read a first chapter of that magnitude , no matter how interesting the contents , which is a great shame as you are a very good writer. Would you be able to look at the first chapt... view book

I wrote 513 days ago

A fascinating picture of family life , which gives an extraordinary sense of its pressures and intensity , though there does seem to be some consolation for you in the large number of siblings which you acquired - perhaps this explains your mother's attitude to your father - he gave her too many chi... view book

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