Charles  Davis





Charles Davis


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Basically, middle-class boy born in the suburbs of London in 1960.

After a dissolute time at university, it occurred to me that if I wanted to write, I'd better get on and write something (I’m sharp like that), so I sat down and, through my mid to late twenties, churned out a novel a year. I always found plenty of publishers and agents ready to read these outpourings, but since I never took the trouble to rewrite them, they were all rejected and rightly so.

At the same time, more or less by accident, I got a job teaching in Sudan. Spent 15 months there, but decided to come back to Europe.

Next job took me to Turkey, where I met Jeannette, a French maths teacher sixteen years older than me, a disparity in age that allowed us to become friends b
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Average rating: 3.87 · 30 ratings · 3 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Walk The Lake District

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006
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Bumping About Brittany

3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Walk! Mallorca North and Mo...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Walk On, Bright Boy

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Walk! Brittany

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Walk! The Cathar Way

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Walk La Gomera

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Walk! La Palma

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Walking the Dog

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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Walk! Mallorca West

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2005 — 2 editions
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