Daniel Balkwill


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Daniel Balkwill

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Daniel worked in the magazine industry in London for several years before relocating to Seychelles in 2012. He runs a wine business called Kreol Wines at Eden Island on Mahé.

During his time in Seychelles, he wrote a regular column for Seychelles lifestyle magazine, Pot Pourri.
He particularly appreciates ice cold sauvignon blanc, going on long walks and friendly dogs.

‘An Island Paradise’ is his first novel.

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Daniel Balkwill Move on to further in the book and then go back. Keep the flow going.
Daniel Balkwill It's a fantastic creative outlet and total escapism as you lose yourself in the story.
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"Find me a travel agent, I’m ready to book a vacation to a hidden gem of an island called Seychelles.

Honestly, I enjoyed reading this book. It was as if the author took a travel brochure and expanded it into a story of beauty and love. I learned th..." Read more of this review »
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"a little slow starting, relying more on descriptions than character changing moments, I really likened the book more to Remains of the Day than a romantic comedy. still a good read though :)"
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I thought this book took quite a long time to come to the boil but I persisted with it because I enjoyed another of his books 'The Moghul'. Not a bad effort by any means but not as good as some of his other works.
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" Thanks Irene. It's a great combo as long as the latter is not affected by over-enthusiastic amounts of the former! "
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" This is a piece from 'An Island Paradise', a romcom based in the Seychelles.

Lewis was very tactile during the journey. The events of the previous even
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"Love blooms in a dreamy island paradise. Lewis obtains a job on the tropical island of Seychellois where soon after arriving he meets a beautiful, young native girl named Veronique. He's enchanted with her and they start dating. The story is ripe..." Read more of this review »
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