Author A-Z > James Stevenson
Born in 1934, James Stevenson was mesmerised when he saw a Focke-Wulf 190 drop its bomb on the Royal Naval College Dartmouth. Twelve years after training in Canada during National Service, he earned his wings, and at the age of 19 was qualified to fly the Vampire. After leaving the service, he studied agriculture, worked in Spain, became a farm advisor and then spent 14 years in Portugal managing an agricultural company. On returning to England, he set up a company importing ceramics from Portugal and Spain and began to write. He has had many of his short stories published. This is his first novel.
Books By James Stevenson
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Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
In a time of looming war, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World? Can Lord Derby endure public mockery of his long, unconsummated courtship of the actress? Will Anne Damer, a sculptor and rumored Sapphist, be the cause of Eliza's fall from grace?