Chris Hilton

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Chris Hilton was born in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, a traditional market town in the East of England. Chris has been factory worker, landscape gardener, graphic designer and a dealer in modern first editions. He has now turned to his own life story to write his memoirs.

Chris is the author of Caliente: a true life love story from Havana, Cuba and a short story The New Maid, his first fiction publication.

Caliente recounts Chris's time in the Caribbean island country at the time of the millennium. The revolution is over but the scars remain; the Castros still dominate the landscape, but finally the seeds of change are starting to bloom. Chris's adventures are an honestly written account of one man's escape from the rat race to a simpler,
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Weep for Egypt

 

The government has censored hundreds of websites and drafted a law regulating internet activities which, among other things, would make the ‘illegitimate trading of ideas’  online a crime punishable by up to 15 years behind bars .’

 

This quote is from the latest issue of The London Review of Books, and refers to the country that had a joyous revolution in 2011. Pe...

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Caliente

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The New Maid

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“A little crazy is good”
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“The most honest, ballsy, don't give a shit person I've ever met, and she thought I would love her forever”
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“This strange, beautiful city was my home and that was enough. Whatever happened I would deal with it.”
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“Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”
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“This strange, beautiful city was my home and that was enough. Whatever happened I would deal with it.”
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Carole Gill Hi Chris, nice to know you!


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