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Portugal - North & South By David Spiller
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Between 2004 and 2010 I spent four months travelling the length and breadth of Portugal, staying in some 60 different towns and deciding where to go on a day-by-day basis. I journeyed by train... More > wherever possible and filled in the gaps by bus. I preferred normal working towns to tourist haunts, and developed a healthy repugnance for the Algarve. At every opportunity I talked to people along the way, trying to discover what life was like for the Portuguese in their own country. Finding that little had been published in English on the subject, I decided to write a chronicle of these travels. It recorded the things I’d seen, conversations I’d had, reflections upon the Portuguese way of life (notably their extraordinary good manners), the effects of poverty, and curiosities of religion, language, food and the arts.< Less
Die for England By David Spiller
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Stanley Pickstone is a north London cab driver with a dodgy past. While collecting visa forms from the Indian High Commission for his girlfriend, Pushp, he witnesses the murder by Sikh terrorists of... More > a visiting Indian minister. Later that evening an armed Sikh crashes through Pickstone's bedroom window, and the next morning his car is booby trapped, in failed attempts on his life. When the Sikh assassins escape to India, British diplomats persuade a reluctant Pickstone to travel out there and identify the men. He soon wishes he had stayed at home as he visits one of the most corrupt towns in the sub-continent, is pursued by the terrorists, and becomes involved in widespread mob violence.< Less
Die for England By David Spiller
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Stanley Pickstone is a north London cab driver with a dodgy past. While collecting visa forms from the Indian High Commission for his girlfriend, Pushp, he witnesses the murder by Sikh terrorists of... More > a visiting Indian minister. Later that evening an armed Sikh crashes through Pickstone's bedroom window, and the next morning his car is booby trapped, in failed attempts on his life. When the Sikh assassins escape to India, British diplomats persuade a reluctant Pickstone to travel out there and identify the men. He soon wishes he had stayed at home as he visits one of the most corrupt towns in the sub-continent, is pursued by the terrorists, and becomes involved in widespread mob violence.< Less
The Incredibly Simple Guide to Self-Publishing on Kindle By David Spiller
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The 21st century is an exciting time for new authors. The advent of electronic books – Amazon Kindle in particular – has opened up publishing. No need now for writers to run the gauntlet... More > of literary agents, rejection slips and long delays. Thousands of people are putting their work directly onto the open market, getting it read, and making a modest income in the process. This short book is for anyone who wants to write, whether or not they've written for publication before. We include suggestions on the sort of material that sells on Kindle, and how new authors can improve the quality of their work. We address the technical steps needed to open a Kindle account, to put work into the electronic format, to design eye-catching covers and to monitor sales. We have kept things simple. You can easily put your book onto the Amazon database if you have basic word processing software and access to the Internet. We wish you every success in doing so.< Less
Out of Burma By David Spiller
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Jean Costain is the young wife of a British intelligence officer garrisoned in Rangoon during the 2nd World War. The Japanese bombing of the city in 1942 finds British forces unprepared for war,... More > and they soon fall back into northern Burma. Deprived of their protection, half a million members of the unpopular Indian community set out on the thousand-mile journey back to India. Unable to leave Burma by conventional routes Jean joins the exodus, along with her beautiful Indian maid and the maid's 11-year old daughter. They travel by jeep, by paddle-steamer and on foot through one of the hottest and most inhospitable jungles in the world, facing hunger, disease, hostile Burmans, gangs of deserters – and the Japanese. They mix with the exhausted British troops engaged in the longest fighting retreat of their history. As she tries to guide her little party out of Burma, Jean discovers much about her own resourcefulness, her attitudes to race and class, and her capacity for love.< Less
Ben and Sam and the Witch By David Spiller & Lilian Spiller
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Ben and Sam and the witch is a children's picture book in colour by Lilian Spiller, who painted it when she was 82 and her grandchildren (the Ben and Sam in the story) were eight and six. The story... More > is about a friendly witch who flies in through Ben and Sam's bedroom window after breaking her broomstick. She is on her way to a witches' conference, held on top of a volcano. She agrees to borrow the boys' toy air-plane, on condition that they fly to the volcano with her.< Less

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