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Paul Stanbridge grew up in Essex, and went on to study literature at the universities of Reading and Manchester. After failing to tolerate working as a pensions administrator, bookseller, receptionist, waiter, archival catalogue editor, chef, barman, ministerial drafter, learning mentor and builder, Paul moved to Norwich, had children, and wrote a doctoral thesis examining creative method in literary modernism. Since then, he has divided his working time between music and writing. Space Eagle, his one-man blues band, has attracted a following of at least several dozen people in Norfolk. His other band, Erroneous Monk, arranges the songs of Thelonious Monk for a modern jazz quintet. Paul is currently working on a novel which will in some way involve Charley Patton, the European refugee crisis, and witches in 17th Century England. Forbidden Line is his first novel.

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Forbidden Line by Paul Stanbridge
Forbidden Line
Paul Stanbridge
Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017. This impressively ambitious riff on Don Quixote and the Peasant’s Revolt gambols and scrambles...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2016

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