Cycle of Violence - Colin Bateman Reviews
Description:ISBN 0006479359 / Author: Colin Bateman / Genre: Fiction / A sequel to Divorcing Jack, set in a mythical Northern Ireland town. Drunken journalist Miller is sent as a punishment from his Belfast newspaper to small-town Crossmaheart as a replacement for someone who has ... more
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*The Author* Colin Bateman was born In Northern Ireland 1962. Colin himself says he never shone at school, however always had a love of reading. He also loved writing science fiction stories. At 15 his dad took him to the editor of the local newspaper and after writing a 300 word essay on why he wanted to be a reporter he was offered a job. His headmaster advised against taking the job and staying on at school. He ignored this advice and took a one year shorthand and typing course before taking up the job as reporter. In his spare time he wrote and in 1995 he had his first book Divorcing Jack published. He has also written scripts for television and was a chief writer ...
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by hugon - written on 30/05/01, updated on 30/05/01 (Very useful, 89 readings)
after exchanging it for a book, which I was given for my birthday, which I already had. I didn’t really know what to expect – I hadn’t ever heard of Colin Bateman before, and the only thing I knew was that someone had told me Divorcing Jack was a very funny film. I decided to take a chance on something I hadn’t heard of before, and I’m glad I did. *MINOR SPOLIER ALERT – some of the plot given away, but nothing to spoil enjoyment of book, just to give you a good impression of the story* As I mentioned before, the central character is Dan Starkey, a thirty-something journalist from Belfast. He is given the task of writing a book on ...
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