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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

February 2024 From the author’s desk…

6 February, 2024 in From the author's desk

Our children have returned to school, and was ever thus, but for a privileged few different… The Beaconsfield Special, a steam train with four carriages and three guard’s vans, was…

January 2024 From the author’s desk…

9 January, 2024 in From the author's desk

As our loved ones depart after the family Christmas festivities… As she was undressing, Ruth noticed the thin book where Naomi had left it open on her bedside table. She…

Reviews

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

Anna Jacka-Thomas

“History, passion and big business – an awesome combination, powerfully written.”

Trish Traynor

“A young man buffeted by world events is left reeling, but survives to build his own empire in Bath. The ancient city has seen it all and has her own cards to play...  Douglas Westcott writes from experience of the chaos of history, business, and wild passions in this gripping trilogy.”

Tom Craigmyle

‘An absorbing read with a mix of history, emotion, ambition, suspense and soul searching’

Michael Bywaters

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