Martin R Oliver

Biography

Martin R Oliver was born in Northampton and grew up in Coventry. On leaving school he became an apprentice with a car manufacturer, then joined the Merchant Navy and spent 10 years travelling the world as an engineer. He settled in Brazil, working for the off-shore oil industry, then moved to Dubai, where he has lived for more than 25 years.

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Worlds Apart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Peter loves his wife dearly, and does everything to make her happy, so why would he invent a story that his work is taking him to Bangkok for a couple of weeks? His wife Juliana follows him to try and discover why! Bebito, a young boy from the interior of Bahia Brazil, becomes another Brazilian ‘‘street child’. He makes friends with Marcopolo who teaches him how to survive on the streets of Salva
The Never Lonely Planet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Martin Oliver grew up and served an apprenticeship in Coventry, renowned at that time for its car production companies, with the expectation of drifting onto the production line. His fear of spending his working life clocking in and out of a factory, however, led him to join the Merchant Navy and eventually emigrate to Brazil. And so begins an amazing exploration of his experiences, travelling acr

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dubai    short stories    thailand    travel biography    uae