Andrew Ravensdale

Biography

I was born in Cornwall in 1948. I live in London.

I was sexually abused in childhood. In my 50s I was diagnosed with complex PTSD.

I am an admirer of Naguib Mahfouz and I am interested in modern Chinese fiction.

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Books

Flame Deluge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
A close analysis of Walter M Miller Jr's prize-winning novel A Canticle for Leibowitz. Ravensdale shows how the novel rests intellectually on a heretical version of Original Sin.
Survivor
Price: Free! Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Survivor consists of four linked stories of childhood abuse, trauma and neglect.
The City that Walked Away
You set the price! Words: 48,580. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The City that Walked Away describes the collapse of an ancient civilisation. The Old City is abandoned by Gods as well as men. It is anachronistic, outrageously funny and painfully sad.
In the Night the Men Come
You set the price! Words: 57,740. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A passionate novel of abuse, oppression and flight that takes place against the background of a collapsing civilisation and a dying world.

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