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The History behind “The Blue Pencil”

In the first of a series of insights into David Lowther’s thrilling wartime novel The Blue Pencil, we take a look into the fascinating history behind the story. Part 2: Roger Mart…

Added about 5 years ago.

Christmas Delivery Schedule

UPDATE 11/12/13: There are a few titles that we still have available for guaranteed Christmas delivery (UK only) if you order at least one working day before the Royal Mail Last Christmas Posting Da…

Added about 5 years ago.

VIDEO: David Willem talks about St Cuthbert's Corpse

David Willem reads from his book about the history of a corpse: that of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne. The reading was given at the book launch of St Cuthbert's Corpse: A Life After Death at the …

Added about 6 years ago.

VIDEO: Author David Lowther reads from “The Blue Pencil” WWII novel

In this video, David Lowther explains the historical context behind his World War II thriller The Blue Pencil, and reads from the book. David talks about appeasement, media censorship and suppressi…

Added about 6 years ago.

A Photographic Tour through WWII thriller “The Blue Pencil”

Since December 2012, David Lowther has been tweeting a photographic tour of his novel The Blue Pencil, chapter-by-chapter, including historic photographs from the period. The Blue Pencil …

Added about 6 years ago.

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