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A.V. Mather

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Yellowknife, Canada
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Neil Gaiman, Lewis Carroll, Charles DIckens, J R R Tolkien.

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I was born an only child in a remote gold mining town in Canada, My family moved to Australia when I was very young and I grew up on stories of eccentric characters in wild places; of exciting rescues, bears that destroyed helicopters and the silence of wolves. My life since has continued to take a few eccentric turns of its own, from studying Visual Arts in Northern NSW, to set painting on a TV series, to teaching art at a boy’s boarding school in Central QLD. Through it all, my love of stories — telling, watching, reading and hearing them — grew stronger and eventually I answered the compulsion to write. I enjoy reading widely across genres and am also interested in art, nature, satire, history, photography, popular culture, psychology, r ...more

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A.V. Mather and 2 other people liked Ashley (spookishmommy)'s review of Refuge:
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"Thank you to the author, A.V Mather for sending me a free copy of Refuge in exchange for an honest review.

Refuge reminded me of a Jumanji/Peter Pan/Narnia mashup.

In Refuge we follow 12 year d Nell wo isnt exactly getting any attention at home. Shipp" Read more of this review »
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“With a heart of furious fancies
Whereof I am commander:
With a burning spear,
And a horse of air,
To the wilderness I wander...”
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