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Back Then By Trevor Coote
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The 1970’s is both the hero and the villain in this episodic voyage through the decade that linked the optimistic swinging London of the 1960s to the explosive and despairing inner city riots... More > of the 1980s. What was it like to have lived through those tumultuous years when events and changes occurred that would rock the capital and transform the country’s social and political landscape forever? This is one version seen through the eyes of civil servant Raymond Quest and his circle of friends, colleagues and family in London.< Less
Lemon Socks By Trevor Coote
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It is 1971. Glenn Turley is a 19 year old self-styled suedehead with a cherry-picked code of conduct that emphasises hard, productive work and eschews all aspects of criminality except for football... More > hooliganism in which he is an enthusiastic participant, along with his crew, composed of mates from his dilapidated North London estate. However, he is in a race against time to reach the top rung before he becomes a dinosaur as suedehead fashion disappears before his eyes, along with his youth. Falling in love with a prostitute manages to divert his mind and to dislocate his actions from their dreadful consequences.< Less
Through a Golden Haze By Trevor Coote
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Jason Quinn has sold his late father’s drainage company and house and decamped with his unhappy young girlfriend Lenora and his venomous pets to a huge house in suburban Essex, overstretching... More > his resources. Then, on a trip to the Zoo, he fails to respond to a tragic incident which shatters his life and sends him yearning for his carefree youth in North London’s backstreets.< Less
The Tallyman By Trevor Coote
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In 1960’s London, members of the Baxter family are trying to make sense of each other. Principal breadwinner and head of the family is introspective and outwardly serene Tom. Tom is a collector... More > of hire purchase payments, a tallyman. His frustrated wife Girlie seeks flashes of joy in nights out with her friends and a chancy fling with her wastrel brother-in-law, Johnny. Teenage Theo, studious and quiet, longs to be a street ruffian, his younger brother Dick, a surgeon. However, the odd relationship between Tom and his vivacious adolescent daughter Bonnie disturbs the fragile equilibrium, sparks rumours and ultimately leads to tragedy.< Less
Back Then By Trevor Coote
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The 1970’s is both the hero and the villain in this episodic voyage through the decade that linked the optimistic swinging London of the 1960s to the explosive and despairing inner city riots... More > of the 1980s. What was it like to have lived through those tumultuous years when events and changes occurred that would rock the capital and transform the country’s social and political landscape forever? This is one version seen through the eyes of civil servant Raymond Quest and his circle of friends, colleagues and family in London.< Less
Harlequin By Trevor Coote
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In an attempt to erase a dreadful incident from his distant past, Hal, now in his sixties, is content to pass his days in obscurity, living a life of clockwork routine even though he suffers an... More > intense loneliness. Then Phil reappears, a gangster who shared that same past, and the terrible memories come flooding back. As matters drift out of control the only hope for his sanity is Ingrid, an equally damaged, lonely young woman.< Less
The Playthorpe Memoirs By Trevor Coote
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Frank Ford emerges from prison for the second time with the memoirs of his childhood and early adulthood under his arm ready for publication, but finds himself constantly undermined by changes and... More > disappointments in life that he cannot understand. With his present life a huge social and economic void, the past is all that he has. Encouraged by a middle-class girlfriend he tries to update his memoirs but he becomes trapped in 1981 and his love for a girl from that time.< Less
Welcome Back, Freddie Figg By Trevor Coote
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The narrator wakes up on a mortuary slab and, in panic, flees in a stolen labcoat and old trainers. Calling himself Freddie Figg he sets about constructing a life faced with a blank canvas, a task... More > made problematic by a memory that erases every couple of weeks.< Less