John Pinkney




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John Pinkney

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born
gillingham, kent, The United Kingdom
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member since
November 2009


About this author

JOHN PINKNEY is a bestselling Australian author, screenwriter and journalist.
His ebooks include The Mary Celeste Syndrome...Alien Airships Over Old America...Haunted: the ghosts that share our world...Australia's Strangest Mysteries...A Paranormal File...Thirst: an Inheritance of Evil...The Girl Who Touched Infinity...The Key and the Fountain.
John's original screenplay Thirst, directed by Rod Hardy and produced by Anthony I. Ginnane won Best Horror
Film prize at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival. His 3-act drama, The Face in the Mirror, was co-awarded Best Stage Play in the General Motors/Elizabethan Theatre Trust competition.
He has written several hundred drama episodes for TV - and his paperbooks, including such titles as Great Australian My
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Average rating: 3.82 · 309 ratings · 45 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Haunted: The Book of Austra...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2005
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Greatest Mysteries Of The M...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2004
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Great Australian Mysteries:...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 38 ratings2 editions
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Australia's Strangest Myste...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2012
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Unexplained
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 31 ratings2 editions
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Unsolved: Exploring the Wor...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2007
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Great Australian Mysteries ...
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The Key and the Fountain
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" Hi Cas

Great to see you're reading so many fascinating books!

And as a lifelong fan of neologisms I love the Curioddities.

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John [pinkney]
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" Hi Cas Thanks for your 2 updates. Must admit I haven't read The Secret Garden - though pretty sure I bought a copy for my kids.
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The Key and the Fountain by John Pinkney
"(Before anyone points it out, yes I'm aware that I have two editions of this book shelved and reviewed.)

This was one of my absolute favourite books when I was in primary school. I was first attracted to it by the cover - which I absolutely can not..." Read more of this review »
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"Oh boy, was I nuts about this one as a kid! It had a different cover though, which I can't for the life of me find on google. Sadness. Anyway, I wonder if the book would hold up as well now? I haven't touched it since I left primary school, and th..." Read more of this review »
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“* The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. ALBERT EINSTEIN *I am too much a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything. T.H. HUXLEY *The only certainty is that nothing is certain. PLINY THE ELDER”
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“* The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. ALBERT EINSTEIN *I am too much a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything. T.H. HUXLEY *The only certainty is that nothing is certain. PLINY THE ELDER”
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