Alan Clarke was born and bred in London. A qualified design engineer, he spent the latter part of his working life as a technical author in the nuclear industry. Now retired, and living in the picturesque Lake District of England, he devotes his time to fiction writing and riding classic motorcycles.
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David Ong is a sports journalist employed by a small, provincial newspaper. Now in his thirties, he feels that his career should be moving on. He persuades his editor to switch his role to that of general journalism in an attempt to move up the professional ladder.