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Robert Appleton

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Robert Appleton is an award-winning English author of science fiction, steampunk and historical fiction. In his free time he hikes, plays soccer, and kayaks whenever he can. He has travelled far but loves the comfort of reading books or watching movies at home. The night sky is his inspiration.


For some reason, I read most of my favourite books at the start of the year and watched nearly all the best films at the end. Overall, it was an excellent year on both counts. Reading-wise, I delved into historical non-fiction and couldn't get enough of it. A host of novels (mostly Victorian/ Edwardian adventures) made my keeper shelf, while Patrick O'Brian and Stephen King continued to impress... Read more of this blog post »
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Robert Appleton David wrote: "Thanks for the add, Robert!"

Ditto, David! Nice to meet you.


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David Wallace Fleming Thanks for the add, Robert!


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Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


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Roger Cottrell Hi Robert,
Pleased to make your acquaintance on Goodreads,
Used to live in Manchester myself,
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Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi there Robert and thanks for the add. Happy Halloween!
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