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Paul Dale lives in Bath, England. When he's not writing, he's cycling and can be found struggling up the hills around his home.

The Dark Lord's Handbook is his first Indie book. The sequel, The Dark Lord's Handbook: Conquest, was released in September 2014.

Paul's other interests include film, baking, physics, sport and Buddhism.

Paul has a degree in Physics from Bath University and a Master's Degree in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University.

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Paul Dale I would hope so, but it entirely depends if an audiobook publisher takes it up. Tantor Audio published the first book in audio.
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“The lessons Morden had learnt when he had broken Billard’s finger were that not many understood the real nature of pain, and even fewer understood that true power does not come from indiscriminate acts but calculated demonstrations of Will.”
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“They are raised as a family’s own but sooner or later the six-foot giant with flaming red hair is told by his dwarf parents that he is not their actual offspring.”
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“(Democracy: a brilliant invention, that Penbury wished he had thought of, whereby citizens could voice their political will on pieces of paper, which actually gave them little or no choice, that were then deposited in a sealed box which, when opened elsewhere, were emptied onto the nearest fire and ignored while the politicians brokered real power between themselves. Genius.)”
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