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I had a lot of fun writing this play... Sandhurst... West Wales... memory lane.
When Tom Hanratty saves american heiress Nicole in a parachuting accident, his best friend Nipper, and Dai, a Welsh paparazzo, conspire to make love take its course.

Tom wants Nicole. Nipper wants Tom. Dai wants the pictures.

All's Fair is a screenplay comedy of error and misunderstanding, set in London and on Wales'...
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A Maid of Kirin

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2010
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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Simon Halliday Simon Halliday said: " I rarely have a visceral reaction to a book, but this is one. It's not that Durrell writes well, he does, often mesmerizing and occasionally clumsily or obtuse, but the characters! And the layering of Alexandria in color, taste and texture leaves an ...more "

 
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The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
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I rarely have a visceral reaction to a book, but this is one. It's not that Durrell writes well, he does, often mesmerizing and occasionally clumsily or obtuse, but the characters! And the layering of Alexandria in color, taste and texture leaves an ...more
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Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
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Sagan wrote with clarity and elegance. PBD is a travalogue of the solar system with frequent rests to ponder what all this means to the human race.

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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I suppose I like my dystopia with a heavier dollop of drama. This in like reading a book on a hot summer's day, in a closed dusty room, with a dying fly buzzing against the sash.
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
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