Tom East

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The latest from Tom East is the non-fiction LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE, an unsparing account of life after two brain haemorrhages. This is told from first-hand experience but with a lightness of tone that belies the subject-matter. Prior to this was another work of non-fiction, A FIFTIES’ CHILDHOOD. This examines in careful and unsentimental detail the post war decade through the eyes of one who grew up in it. Before this was the second ELDRITCH collection, WISH MAN'S WOOD. This appeared soon after a second edition of the first, THE EVE OF ST ELIGIUS.

Other recent books include three very different novels. The most recent was THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST JUDAS. Little is known about Judas Iscariot – he is a symbol of all things bad rather than a
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Tommy's War: July, 1914

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The Greenland Party

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Dimension Five

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Lightning Strikes Twice

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