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Bath & North East Somerset Libraries Festive Author Interview with Douglas Westcott

2 January, 2024 in News

https://bathneslibraries.wordpress.com/2023/12/09/festive-author-interview-with-douglas-westcott/  

The Third Book: Bath From 1972 onwards – coming soon

11 January, 2023 in News

JOY AND SORROW – a story of Bath, the third novel in The Westcott Chronicles of Bath, commences in June 1972 – the time of that unforgettable photograph of the…

Peter King’s Glowing Recommendation

9 November, 2018 in News

Peter King gives a glowing review and recommendation of An Unfolding Soul in Freshford’s Bulletin Winter 2018 Looking for an unusual and stimulating Christmas gift, or just a very good read?…

An Insight Into Douglas Westcott’s Route to Authorship

9 November, 2018 in News

Bestselling Bath author of Go Swift and Far and the newly released An Unfolding Soul talks us through his road to authorship and the immense influence of the Arvon Foundation. “At the age of…

From the Noticeboard

July 2024 From the author’s desk…

2 July, 2024 in From the author's desk

THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF UNIVERSITY SIXTY YEARS AGO… Ian gently laid his beloved Raleigh bicycle, gear side up, on the gravel to the left of the front doors of Widcombe House,…

June 2024 From the author’s desk…

4 June, 2024 in From the author's desk

From the author’s desk… The late, great queen mother… ‘It now gives me great pleasure to declare this magnificent new classroom annexe, built for the Hope Venture by the boys…

Reviews

“A colourful and richly textured story worthy of this unique city”

Matthew H. Jacobs – Hampton, New Hampshire USA

‘A great yarn. Douglas Westcott is a natural storyteller who very successfully weaves Bath’s history into a page turning tale.’

Michael Symons

‘As a Bathonian born and bred, I enjoyed reading these clever novels, particularly the historical detail of Bath – so successfully and accurately portrayed.’

Linda Turner

‘A masterly weaving of ambition and growing conscious both personally and publicly.’

Anna Jacka-Thomas

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