Having worked as a bartender, fossil cleaner, Radio DJ, fortuneteller, advertising
copywriter and Hollywood script doctor he turned his hand to literature in 1973
producing a string of successful science fiction novels, murder mysteries and non-fiction
"Robert L. Dione (R.L. to his friends) – pioneer, visionary, writer, soothsayer,
man of science, man of God, believer, sceptic, explorer of the human map...It was
clear from the beginning we had an amazing rapport. He truly was a striking individual;
ruggedly handsome, sporting a burgundy polo-neck and tan cut-end blazer. He sweated
charisma. His piercing eyes radiated a keen intelligence but also an innocence..."
LP Davies 1972 Science Fiction thriller revisits Davies' intense obsession with lost identity, deception and small english country villages. Enter a world of chain smoking and gentle chauvinism where the recent past becomes the distant future...
Carl Einstein was an author belonging to Expressionism as well as a historian of
art, communist sympathizer and anarchist activist. He was a friend and colleague
of George Grosz, Georges Braque, Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. He combined
many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing
both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe.
Ronald Bassett is a British novelist. He has written numerous historical fiction books, sometimes using the pseudonym of “William Clive”, including The Carthaginian (1963), The Pompeians (1965), Amorous Trooper (1968), and Blood of an Englishman: A Novel of the Siege of Cawnpore (1975). His novel Witchfinder General (1966) was made into a controversial 1968 film directed by Michael Reeves, starring Vincent Price.
William Carleton was born in 1794, the fourteenth child of a storytelling father, and a mother famous for the beauty of her voice. They lived in Prillisk, Co. Tyrone....