Post-truth and true adventure from Lightning/Eye Books...
The time is ripe for a novel about the
limitations of the three-thousand year experiment called democracy, and
demagogic leaders whose popularity owes more to outrageous stunts and claims than robust policies produced by so-called experts. It is no longer just the Islamic State that is prefaced by a
So, Douglas Board has offered us this: Time of Lies, a biting satirical novel
that imagines the political landscape of the UK in 2020. Funny, thought-provoking and worryingly believable.
Rest assured however, that our other forthcoming books still adhere to the
conventions of Truth Britain:
Simon Edge’s The Hopkins Conundrum deals very truly with the life of Gerard Manley Hopkins and the back-story to his most famous poem, the Wreck of the Deutschland.
Jules Mountain’s gripping account of his ascent of Everest, thwarted by the
disastrous 2015 earthquake is truthfully recounted in Aftershock.
And Michael Dobbs-Higginson: global adventurer, Buddhist monk, respected
international banker, oh and a descendant of a Lord Mayor of London and a notorious pirate. His scarcely credible story is told in Raindrop in the Ocean, and it is all true!
...To name but a few. Please browse below for more
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Green Oranges on Lion Mountain
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“In the space of five years, I went from graduating at Harvard to becoming a psychiatric patient.”