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Glynn Burridge

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in Wellington, Somerset, The United Kingdom
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Growing up in Iran during the halcyon days of the Shah, English - born Glynn Burridge would become English tutor to the Pahlavi Royal Household and interpreter/translator in the Farsi language before leaving his adopted home at the onset of the Islamic Revolution.

Escaping to Seychelles, where the Pahlavi family owned a private island estate, the author was based in the Amirantes Islands for twenty years, acquiring extensive knowledge and experience of the Seychelles’ Outer Islands which are the setting for ‘Kolony’.


What about those pushing for regime change in yet another sorry middle eastern country actually having the foggiest idea what you are doing? What about taking stock of the fact that this has never worked until now and has only succeeded in reducing the Middle East from a cradle of civilization to a barren wasteland in a matter of decades?


What about taking time to educate yourselves and devel...

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Average rating: 3.27 · 15 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works
Kolony

2.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2011
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4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.”
Omar Khayyám

“You do what you are”
Glynn Burridge




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