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Chris Amies

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William S Burroughs, Robert Rankin, Iain Banks, Ursula K LeGuin

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Born in Wimbledon and cast outwards by the centrifugal force of the suburbs, lived in Hammersmith and other parts of London and in four other cities three of which are second cities and three of which begin with the letter B (two come into both categories). Claim to have invented the concept of Misery Memoirs as a child, under the description "Horror Autobiography." Mine would probably be called "Tell his Mum!" (or what happens if you grow up in a close-knit community which is close-knit for everyone except you.) Have been writing since the 1980s and have one novel and about 25 stories published as well as a non-fiction book about the pubs of Hammersmith and Fulham. I like riding about on my bike and also running, though as I am a deeply un ...more

So here it is: NeaDNAthal, the anthology I edited (and have a story in). Neanderthals. The lost race, vanished into the mists of history. But what if they came back? What if science was able to bring them into the present day? Would they be gods, or warriors, or slaves,...
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Dead Ground

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Hammersmith and Fulham Pubs...

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Chip Shop Horrors

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Strange Pleasures 3

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David Foster Wallace
“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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“Psychotics, say what you want about them, tend to make the first move.”
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Horace
“Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt.
(They change their sky, not their soul, who rush across the sea.)”
Horace, The Odes of Horace

Pierre-Auguste Renoir
“What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story.”
Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Niccolò Machiavelli
“Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.”
Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

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