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Phil Andrews

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Tolkein, Lewis, Wells, Orwell, Bowie, Steve Harley

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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 culture
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This was the song which inspired the title of my novel. It seemed so apt on so many levels, and there could be no more fitting tribute to all those people who made 1976 and that whole period such a wonderful and special time for me. Thank you my friends, and thank you Mr. Harley for putting it all into words for me so masterfully.

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