Kevin Jackson





Kevin Jackson


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
January 02, 1955

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Kevin Jackson's childhood ambition was to be a vampire but instead he became the last living polymath. His colossal expertise ranges from Seneca to Sugababes, with a special interest in the occult, Ruskin, take-away food, Dante's Inferno and the moose. He is the author of numerous books on numerous subjects, including Fast: Feasting on the Streets of London (Portobello 2006), and reviews regularly for the Sunday Times.
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Kevin Jackson is an English writer, broadcaster and filmmaker.

He was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. After teaching in the English Department of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, he joined the BBC, firs
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Columbus: the Accidental Hero

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Coles to Jerusalem: A Pilgr...

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Invisible Forms: A Guide to...

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Withnail & I

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Bite: A Vampire Handbook

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Lawrence of Arabia

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“Most destructive of all to black self-esteem has been the ideology of branqueamento or whitening. This theory was dreamed up in the 1920s to stop Brazil becoming a predominantly black country. White immigration from Europe was encouraged to stem the black tide. The black in Brazil will disappear within 70 years, said one congressman in 1923.”
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“The passengers huddled in their wet bedding, salt water streaming down the cabin walls, and prayed for deliverance.”
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“slithered across the slippery decks, which flew up and plunged down below their”
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