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The Inspector By David Winkley
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Alex Edwards is happily married, with a successful career as a school inspector: until his life catastrophically begins to fall apart. This is the captivating, comic and disturbing story of an... More > ambitious young man caught up in the contemporary world of regulation and politics, finding his personal and professional lives beginning to overlap in unexpected and alarming ways.< Less
LIFE CYCLE By David Winkley
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Thirteen amusing, challenging stories about contemporary affairs, ranging from child care to politics and religion.The story sequence takes us from birth to death, raising a range of provocative... More > ethical, philosophical and personal dilemmas.< Less
The Commission By David Winkley
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Joshua Damasio, a young journalist, is commissioned by a newspaper to write a profile of an elusive philosophy lecturer. He begins to unearth a terrifying criminal plan with horrendous potential... More > consequences. And who is this philosopher? What's he up to? Is he a good man in search of real truths, or an obsessive, disturbed and sinister character offloading his life and fears?< Less
Current Affairs By David Winkley
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This is a contemporary collection of poems, readable, wide ranging, provocative, challenging and amusing.
Conversations with the Minister By David Winkley
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'Conversations with the Minister' is a satirical meditation on the state of education in England, based on a series of discussions between a bright, philosophically disposed Rosie Gracechurch, and a... More > clever, if uncompromising, Secretary of State for Education. Current political thinking is ruthlessly explored, with the exchanges between Rosie and the Minister becoming increasingly unsettling and combative as they transact a ferocious battle of ideas. the encounters take place in all manner of venues and are as comic as they are challenging, covering a wide range of issues, including regulation, school inspection, discipline, are, literature, philosophy and politics, This is a book-of-the-moment aiming to amuse, provoke,inform and entertain those concerned about the deeply conflicted current state of education in the UK, the USA and beyond.< Less
Mr Worsley By David Winkley
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Mr Worsley is a hard-to-believe portrait of life in a school in the 1960s. Despite its engaging sparkle of high-comedy, this is a true, autobiographical account of a young teacher’s early steps... More > into the profession at a period of educational change. The central character is the unforgettable Mr Worsley himself, headmaster extraordinaire, a figure of grandeur and insight, as well as improbable eccentricity, commanding a school which is as successful as it is bizarre. No-one can fail to be amused by this highly readable, rumbustious, and historically revealing story.< Less

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