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Peri Hoskins

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Peri Hoskins is a citizen of both Australia and New Zealand. He lives in Northland, New Zealand, where he writes and works as a court lawyer in his own legal practice. He enjoys, reading, writing, spending time on the coast, and travel. He is a spiritual person who has practised meditation for many years.

Peri Hoskins is a 'tell it like it is' writer. He deals head on with issues such as racism and misogyny. His writing is however entertaining in that he makes good use of humor. He does not do political correctness.

Peri Hoskins is the author of 'East - A Novel': a 1994 slice of life travelogue road odyssey set in Australia. This novel has been rated as 'highly recommended' by Midwest Book Review in the US.

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I’m fond of books that made few ripples when born into the world, but surface many years later to find fame and critical acclaim. A few years ago I came across one such novel: Paul Bowles’ A Sheltering Sky. Published in 1949, the book became a movie 51 years later in 1990, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, and starring John Malkovich and Debra Winger. Bowles, then nearly 80, narrated the film a...

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