Michael R. Jones

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Writing has been part of MRJ's life from as far back as he can remember. His love of prose grew and with lots of encouragement from a very supportive English teacher, he followed his dream.

From fiction to academic and back to fiction. It’s all about putting words together on a page and hoping the reader will absorb their meaning and like where they’re being taken.

Stonemouth

By Iain Banks


I think I’d like to live in Stonemouth. In Scotland, on the coast – I imagine it all craggy and rocky, heather everywhere. There’s something about living near the sea, the reason of which is as illusive as the ocean itself.


Anyway, Stonemouth is a ‘coming home’ story. Stewart Gilmour, returning home to attend a funeral. He’d been run out of town five years previously for doing som...

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