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British writer living in Valencia, Spain.

Mark Hodder is the creator and caretaker of the Blakiana: The Sexton Blake Resource web site, which he designed to celebrate, record, and revive Sexton Blake, the most written about fictional detective in English publishing history.

A former BBC writer, editor, journalist, and Web producer, Mark has worked in all the new and traditional medias and was based in London for most of his working life until 2008, when he relocated to Valencia in Spain to de-stress and write novels. He can most often be found at the base of a palm tree, hammering at a laptop.

Mark has a degree in cultural studies and loves British history (1850 to 1950, in particular), good food, cutting-edge gadgets, cult TV (ITC forever!),
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A classic I'd somehow managed to overlook until now. A thoroughly enjoyable and cleverly written tale. Interesting to see how the classic movie took elements from it and weaved them into a superior story. The visceral punch of the movie's final scene ...more
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A really intriguing look at a man who horribly exemplified the dark side of the late sixties. Is Manson the product of a terrible childhood? A total madman? An evil messiah? Throughout this mesmerising and terrible story, one can't help but be astoni ...more
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“Indeed. I have often thought that when a man selects one word over another he often reveals far more of himself than he intended.”
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“Here lies the body of Colonel Cornell’s. The rest of the fellow, I fancy, in hell is.”
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