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Jeannie van Rompaey

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Brought up in Northamptonshire, Jeannie has always been passionate about reading and writing. She has an MA in English Literature from Leicester University and likes reading books that make her think about how people tick and the state of the world. Her writing includes short stories, novels, poems and plays. A tutor of creative writing and as Jeannie Russell an adjudicator of drama festivals, Jeannie enjoys a varied life. She lives with historian husband, Tony, in Gran Canaria which now feels like home.

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MY SCI-FI/DYSTOPIA the OASIS Series book 1, now called ASCENSION is available from 12th April, in paperback and as a download. Even if you are not a sci/fi reader you can enjoy this tale of likable but flawed characters. Read how little Mercury is transformed from mutant humanoid to complete human being and moves from a compound on contaminated Earth to Oasis, a seemingly Utopian man made satel... Read more of this blog post »
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I found this book fascinating. The reader is taken on a journey into the life and mind of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovitch, from the age of thirty in 1936.

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