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Gauguin's Ghost Story
by Tony Stowers (Goodreads Author)
On 8th May 1903, French post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin died, having spent his last few days with a cannibal Shaman called Tioka in a bamboo hut on the tiny volcanic island of Hiva Oa in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Or did he? On 3rd January 2008 Tony Stowers, a British actor/writer living in France for four years, travelled to Pont-Aven, France. Somewhere ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published August 30th 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
(first published January 6th 2014)
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Tony Stowers was born into a working class family in North East England in 1963. A love of literature, a supportive English teacher, school pantos, theatre and writing sustained him through his early years, despite getting up to all manner of trouble associated with disenfranchised youth in small towns. In 1979, against his better instinct, he signed up for an apprenticeship but was fired in 1981 ...moreMore about Tony Stowers...