Simon Dewhurst has led an eclectic life doing many jobs. Among other things he has acted in the theatre and on film, made documentaries, sold Christmas trees door-to-door, worked as a waiter in a fish and chips restaurant, taught skiing for forty years, and driven a milk float in a film about John Lennon.
His writing was first published at the age of eleven when he won $10 for a short story published in the UK Catholic Times.
'Broken Lunch' is his first full length book. His other oeuvre is 'Secrets of Better Skiing'. His documentaries include 'The Gentleman Factory' and 'Skifun'. He has also written many internet based articles on such diverse subjects as 'crane proximity sensors' and 'solid wheelbarrow wheels'.
He is 71 and lives near Liverpool in the UK, where he writes and goes rock climbing.
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by Simon Dewhurst
An intimate and fast moving memoir, sometimes side-splitting, recalling Simon Dewhurst's privileged and eccentric upbringing in an upper-class English family after the last war. He has no time for misery and self-flagellation. Instead, the narrative glides seamlessly and predictably from one hilarious disaster to the next.
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