Charles Anthony Vilina




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Charles Anthony Vilina

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June 10, 1957

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I'm a writer by trade in all its forms. Fiction is my passion, and I've completed three novels and three feature-length screenplays at this point in my life. My most recent novel, Subculture, is a blend of literary fiction and suspense, focusing on the issue of social and religious intolerance. It's now available on Amazon Kindle. I also write educational materials with my talented wife and co-author, Kathleen Kampa.

I am passionate about literary fiction because I love stories that are fueled and ignited by characters. Many of the novels on my bookshelf seem to come from the early to mid 20th century -- Hemingway, Lawrence, and Fitzgerald. My favorite novel is Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham, which explores the restraints upon huma
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Average rating: 3.62 · 247 ratings · 30 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Subculture

3.62 avg rating — 247 ratings — published 2012
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The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
The Long Ships
by Frans G. Bengtsson
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Brilliant.
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Martha Quest by Doris Lessing
"At the start Martha Quest is a fifteen year old English girl (though time flows quickly... she’s 19 or 20 at the 40% mark and remains about that age for the rest of the book). At the beginning, it’s about 1935: between the World Wars, Hitler is na..." Read more of this review »
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Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
Barchester Towers
by Anthony Trollope
read in April, 2014
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As J. K. Galbraith writes about Barchester Towers, "You have before you one of the delights of life."
Enter the Dragons by Tom Coppinger
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Enter the Dragons by Tom Coppinger
Enter the Dragons
by Tom Coppinger
read in April, 2013
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I LOVED this book. Let me say it best through my Amazon Kindle review:

This is a novel that deserves accolades for many reasons. For starters, Coppinger is a masterful storyteller. The crisp dialogue and narrative allow you to travel effortlessly thro
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Hot Water by P.G. Wodehouse
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A Long Road by Edward Obaidey
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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