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The literary life of EDWARD JAMES, author,reviewer, occasional poet and former pension adviser to the government of Kyrgyzstan

The Hopeful Travellers

THE HOPEFUL TRAVELLERS describes how I returned to England with a party of illegal immigrants after being stranded in Hong Kong by the cancellation of the ‘bucket shop’ flight that … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

FREEDOM’S PILGRIM

Avalon Graphics have sent me some suggestions for the cover of one of my forthcoming Tudor epics, ‘Freedom’s Pilgrim’, based on the story of Miles Philips, recounted by Richard Hakluyt … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Flying Norseman

Wandering airliners are in the news, so I decided to post a brief memoir of my first venture into long-haul flight in 1970 (I went to America and back in … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment