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H.M. Forester

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Hi, my real name is Eric Twose. My latest works are "The Dissidents: A novella" and "Game of Aeons: A short novel", written as H.M. Forester in the genre of soft science fiction. They're really more about people than technology.

I've previously written several works of mystical faction [sic] in a series called "The Shadowlands", using the pen name Etienne de L'Amour.

One common thread running through all my novels is the help given in times of need by #SecretFriends.

At the moment, Goodreads won't let me link my real name account to both pseudonyms. Anyhow, if you click on the author links above, you'll be taken to the appropriate profile and the list of their books.

You can find me at twitter as "Esowteric".

Favourite quote: "I never exactly ma

“If you have ever wanted more in life than programmed work, entertainment, economy-worship, and political sideshows, you'll love this book. Etienne de l'Amour is busily creating stories that give you a bit of a kick start to get out of your ruts and on with your destiny. What is destiny? I can't say exactly, but it definitely gets me moving when I remember it! The story is about Conrad, who is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 20, 2014 08:18 • 22 views • Tags: adventure, mystical
Average rating: 4.00 · 6 ratings · 3 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Game of Aeons
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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“There is no such thing as 'just one last cigarette' – except the last cigarette that you've already had.”
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“I? This is the very root of all evil.”
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“There are universal laws at work, even here. The Law of Attraction; the Law of Correspondence; and the Law of Karma. That is: like attracts like; as within, so without; and what goes around comes around.”
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“Is that a banana in your lunch box, or are you just pleased to see me?”
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“There was a great joke that was forever doing the rounds in the jail and it was probably funny not because it had a humorous punchline but because it was so very true at a deep psychological level. Put anyone in that jail and soon enough they'd actually become a cruel, twisted, sadistic and heartless thug. And some of the prisoners were just as bad.”
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“All you had to do was crack up and beg to see the Governor; grovel at his feet and admit to being a dissident; heartily repent your sins, and volunteer for elective brain surgery.”
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“Their methods were especially crude and most of these former friends were now born again model citizens; lobotomized; or burnt out shells.”
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H.M. C.J. wrote: "C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Eric!

It's such a pleasure to also connect with you here on Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest ..."

Hi C.J., Many thanks to you. It is indeed a pleasure to connect with fellow writers and readers.

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C.J. Heck C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Eric!

It's such a pleasure to also connect with you here on Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,

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