Alex Russell


I seem to have spent my life passing from one room to another, closing the door behind me. I was born and brought up in a council-house in the south-west of England. I worked hard to get a scholarship and then go on to university. After I graduated (in Sociology and Politics) I spent an exciting period in Franco’s Spain. Following which I worked as an archeologist. After that, drilling rigs. Then taught woodwork in a centre for deaf-blind people. Did another degree (in design technology) and taught in schools and colleges. Became a designer and maker of furniture. Then moved with my partner, Jane, and our two oriental cats to central France—but that, as they say, is another story...

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iDream Ice-Cream iScream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Somehow familiar yet… it’s long, sinuous, menacing. Strange… it looks like a poem… but it’s alive – it bites. A simple night’s sleep. Just the usual movements and sounds outside. The sleeper dreams… Enter his dream… a narrative in which a world of menace – natural, supernatural and unnatural – gradually unfolds within a whimsical stream of events.

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dark humour    fantasy    horror    mystery    surreal    thriller    witty wordplay