UK book launch dates

September 21, 2018

Do three dates count as a book tour? For the launch of by novel The Watermelon Boys, I'll be speaking at three events, in Cardiff, Durham and London. Click each venue for directions.


CARDIFF: Saturday 29th September, The Millennium Centre (Japan Room) 6PM.

DURHAM: Thursday 4th October, Elvet Riverside (A56) 4PM. More details here.

LONDON: Friday 5th October, Rosetta Stone Book Shop, Hammersmith 7PM.


I'll be talking all things literature, Orientalism and identity and answering all your questions. 

See you there!


About The Watermelon Boys:


It is the winter of 1915 and Iraq has been engulfed by the First World War. Hungry for independence from Ottoman rule, Ahmad leaves his peaceful family life on the banks of the Tigris to join the British-led revolt.


Thousands of miles away, Welsh teenager Carwyn reluctantly enlists and is sent, via Gallipoli and Egypt, to the Mesopotamia campaign. Carwyn's and Ahmad's paths cross, and their fates are bound together. Both are forever changed, not only by their experience of war, but also by the parallel discrimination and betrayal they face.






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