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Phil Andrews

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in London, The United Kingdom
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Tolkein, Lewis, Wells, Orwell, Bowie, Steve Harley

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August 2017


Although always interested in creative writing, Phil Andrews published his first and so far only novel The Best Year Of Our Lives in July 2017 at the tender age of 55. Describing it as "my lifetime's work", it was the fulfilment of his long-held desire to consign to record the thoughts, dreams, aspirations and events which defined his adolescence in the mid-1970s - a beautiful and most magical period of his life - albeit in a fictional and romanticised setting.

Prior to writing fiction he was for twelve years a councillor in his local area, and has worked in a wide variety of occupational fields, from manual to management and from porter to postman. His interests include modern history, current affairs and, of course, retro popular cultu
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It was a real pleasure recently to be given a one-hour interview slot on the independent radio show Cockney Rebel Connections.
As the name suggests the channel is dedicated to the work of Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, and I discussed my novel The Best Year Of Our Lives with presenter Stewart Griffin, with particular emphasis on the influence of Harley’s music and lyrics on my own formati Read more of this blog post »
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" Reviewed on Amazon Jenna as you'll have seen - hope you like it. Any progress on mine?

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" Thank you very much Susan for your kind words. Yes, let's stay in touch. "
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This isn’t the kind of book that I would usually read. However once I had got into it I found myself naturally impatient to find out what was going to happen next, and was reluctant to put it down. Which is, I guess, the hallmark of a good story that ...more
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This isn’t the kind of book that I would usually read. However once I had got into it I found myself naturally impatient to find out what was going to happen next, and was reluctant to put it down. Which is, I guess, the hallmark of a good story that ...more
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I was once told, when submitting a manuscript to a traditional publisher, that I should make my work “less autobiographical”. Not wishing to hurt my feelings the publisher was tactful, but what her advice amounted to was that nobody wants to read the ...more
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