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George Fairbrother

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George Fairbrother is the author of the Armstrong and Burton novels, and Lost in Solway. He is also producer and host of the DEC4 Podcast. His interests include cultural and working-class history, post-war British cinema, as well as classic rock and roll and early Hollywood.

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Average rating: 4.5 · 34 ratings · 11 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Banqueting Club ( Armst...

4.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Armstrong's Army (Armstrong...

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Lost in Solway

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The Enemy Within (Armstrong...

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The Honourable Company

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The DEC4 Podcast - The Beach Boys Book Club

Our latest podcast episode is inspired by our regular contributor Gary Wells’ popular website, www.soulrideblog.com, Your Home for Vintage Leisure; specifically, his reviews of two important and fascinating books on the Beach Boys - The Nearest Faraway Place: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California Experience (1990), by Timothy White, and Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy ( Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2022 05:24 Tags: american-culture, rock-and-roll, surf-music, the-beach-boys

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"  I must apologise to all of you who were looking forward to reading Sharpe’s Command later this year.  The publication of the book has been postponed for a year. The reasons for this were that my last few months have been harried by surgeries, I ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Nearest Faraway Place by Timothy White
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Careless Love by Peter Guralnick
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An extensively, even forensically, researched look at the final troubled years of Elvis Presley. A generally sympathetic portrayal, I think this should probably be considered the standard work.

My only reservations relate to an editorial slant that, i
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George Fairbrother and 11 other people liked Bernard Cornwell's blog post: Rifleman Harris
"Jason Salkey, who portrayed Rifleman Harrisin the Sharpe films, has recorded an audio book of the real Rifleman Harris’recollections which were first published in 1848.  The audio book also features sound effects providedby the 95th Rifles and is ..." Read more of this blog post »
A People's Tragedy by Orlando Figes
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Sagittarius Rising by Cecil Lewis
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Scoundrels & Spitballers by Philippe Garnier
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