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Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon

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I came into this world in the midst of the Second World War, appearing among the soaring academic towers of Cambridge – the last outpost of ‘civilisation’ before the black-soiled, windswept fens ran their endless way up to King’s Lynn and The Wash. I grew up in the austere and reactionary spirit of post-war England. People felt lucky to be alive. So many had died and there were shortages. Most of our ships had been sunk and we lived under the heavy-hanging threat of nuclear annihilation.
By the time I had made it into my teens Cambridge had blossomed and become prosperous and I grew up in a privileged world. I was 13 when I went off to board at Oundle School and Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel burst incandescently upon
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We are holding a Book Launch for my second novel 'Life is Just...' which has just been published by Eventispress, at Manor Farm, Harston, Cambridge CB22 7NJ on Sunday 4th October at 16.30. I will be giving a short talk about the background to the novel, reading extracts and signing paperback copies. All are welcome.
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