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About the author:
Greg Howes is a genealogist, writer and historical researcher based in Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, UK. Greg has lived in Carmarthenshire for the last twenty five years, though originates from Thame in Oxfordshire, England, UK.
Greg's work as a researcher has seen him present (and research for) family history programmes on television for both the BBC and ITV channels. He has taught family history (and horticulture, in his younger days) and featured on national and local radio stations answering questions and giving advice on family history and the historical landscape.
He has written many articles for various magazines on subjects as diverse as local history, dating and archiving old photographs, and the history of woodland and ancient trees in the landscape.
Greg's is also keen photographic art and design. He has recently released a book featuring some of his work entitled, The Dark Room, which includes fifty (mainly) black and white images of his designs.
His other pastimes include walking, watching motorcycle speedway and reading. His favourite authors include - Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Machen, Peter Ackroyd, David Gemell, Jack London, Charles Dickens, Bernard Cornwall, Algernon Blackwood, Henry Mayhew, Mary Stewart, Jack Vance, Robin Hobb, Oliver Rackham, Marion Zimmer Bradley, H.P Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, Sheridan La Fanu and Conn Iggulden.
The Man Behind The Glass
The Man Behind the Glass is based around a character called Septimus Blackwood, a Victorian photographer with a difference. The tale is set in London's East End in the year 1860. A mysterious Gothic adventure of a man's quest to capture life and cheat death through photography. Septimus races against time to discover his family's long lost legacy buried deep amongst the forgotten rivers and cellars of old London. Unbeknown to him a mysterious old woman looks on.... The story, along with its highly satirical characters escort the reader on an emotional journey into a world of intrigue, suspense and the supernatural. Atmosphere seeps out of every gulley of this twisting and ever turbulent road; darkness and light, creation and calamity. Encounter magical discoveries that will pick the pocket of your dreams for now and evermore.
The Man Behind The Glass is also available as an e-Book http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Man-Behind-Glass-ebook/dp/B00QO1Q030
- Publication Date:
- 150556297X / 9781505562972
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Gothic