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April 2024 From the author’s desk…

4 April, 2024 in From the author's desk

Never far from the headlines, Housing – 70 years ago – just three miles from Bath… The bus dropped them off at the main gates and Yann was lulled into…

March 2024 From the author’s desk…

5 March, 2024 in From the author's desk

The Film makers will soon be returning to Bath…   After an excellent lunch, which Johnson insisted on paying for, Isaac headed away from the Circus, towards the Royal Crescent….

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,…

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…

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/  

DECEMBER 2023 From the author’s desk …

19 December, 2023 in From the author's desk

From the author’s desk … I was recently invited to Morland Road Library, and very much enjoyed giving a talk about writing and self-publishing. I would like to thank everyone…

November 2023 From the author’s desk…

7 November, 2023 in From the author's desk

  The Jewish community in Bath prepares for the festival of Hanukkah in two weeks time, as it did all those years ago.   Scrubbed and brushed, Yann sat between…

SEPTEMBER 2023 – From the author’s desk …

17 October, 2023 in From the author's desk

The politics of 1946…   Marmaduke, the third Earl Lundy tapped his wine glass lightly with his spoon and the room dutifully hushed.     “It now gives me great pleasure…

Reviews

“Hard on the heels of ‘Go Swift and Far’ comes this hugely enjoyable sequel and another success for Westcott”

Jack Jenkins

“A compelling story of the ups and downs of a Bath property developer. A great evocation of time and place, providing a fascinating history of beautiful Bath Can’t wait for the next instalment.”

Dr Tim Bamford

“Much enjoyed the evolving lives of the characters and can relate to the untold history of Bath amidst settings so familiar.”

Philip Jennings

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

Michael Symons

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