M. Stow11

Biography

The author Malcolm Stow was born in Essex England, lived in the east end of London, and now lives in the suburbs. He is a philosophy graduate from the University of London, and hold a masters degree in Social Science Research with the University of East London. He has had a varied career outside of authorship, from working from an early age in kitchens and then bars and cafes in London and the South of France, working the vendange in France, picking melons and fruit, working in Hotels in Aylah Eilat, He has travelled widely for pleasure and work, to the US and Far East, and looking to reach Australia on the Bucket List.

After an apprenticeship in plumbing and heating engineering after leaving school, he discovered he did not have the head for numbers and calculations, or the back and knees for this work. He had visited Greece and studied philosophy and history through the Encyclopaedia Britannica in the Library there, completing an education incomplete of at least this aspect of knowledge and life.

He went to London University as a mature student, to continue studying philosophy. Following the attaining of this honours degree took up the training, and profession, of Social Work.

His writing reflects a deep passion for people and humanity, in the smallest as well as the greatest achievements and failures of our species. He embraces the philosophies, as well as the mythology and religions of peoples across the globe, their politics and economics (in so far as anyone can claim to have any grasp over these latter aspects); and the social and family ties of understanding and compassion, which span all of his works to date.

His three works published so far are: Walter Mepham (a first world war (his own) family saga); WarFair4 (a novel); EarthCentre (an epic prose or graphic poem subtitled: An Anthropic Odyysey) and Universal Verses 1-3 (a continuation of EarthCentre:The End of the Universe).

All, apart from Walter Mepham, are awaiting final editing and completion through 2014-15, and may only be seen on Smashwords currently.

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WarFair4: Part One: The Day the Markets Stood Still.
‘It has been said that love of money is the root of many evils and a wandering from the path which has brought-upon us much pain. The lack (want) of money is so quite as truly.’ Samuel Butler 1835-1902 EREWHON Ch. 20 (as amended, after 1Timothy, and Mark Twain).
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M.Stow, London England. 2018.
What are you working on next?
Completed: Armistice Day 11/11/2018 The story of @WalterMepham1 born @TimeOutLondon 1898 killed Cambrai, France, 30th November 1917. M.Stow, author. 200 pgs
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There is the back of the photocard Walter had done before he went to war, and met his unfortunate death. Walter Mepham Born 14th March 1898 Killed November 30th 1917, Cambrai, France. Mark Henry Mepham 1918, father, Caroline Wells Mepham, 1920's, my great aunt:Bethnal Green, London, Sussex, Paddington, and Holborn, London, and Brighton 1871-1921.
Chapters Part One: Family
Chapter 1: Why We Went to War
Chapter 2: Father‘s Family
Chapter 3: Mother‘s Family
Chapter 4: Our Parents Meet
Part Two: For or Against
Chapter 5: Conan Doyle
Chapter 6: Lord Bertrand (Bertie) Russell
Chapter 7: Arthur Wells
Chapter 8: Alfred Byfield
Part Three: Sarajevo
Chapter 9: The Assassination in Sarajevo
Chapter 10: The Decision Is Made
Chapter 11: France
Chapter 12: Reports of War
Chapter 13: The Cambrai Operation
Chapter 14: At Flesquieres
Chapter 15: The Boulon Woods
Part Four: Louverval memorial, France, 14th March 1998 and
November 30th 2017.
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Books

Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
The End of the Universe: Universal Verses3:
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Copyright M.Stow13 Published at Smashwords.com 2013 Copyright M.Stow13 The End of the Universe: Universal Verses3: Breathing in Water:1: 6. Oceanic: 5. Land ahoy! 4. Shellac. 3. EndGame: 2. RNA/DNA/SEX 1.Substrate: In water, a scene faded back gently from the cataclysm, that was dimly lit. The sky above, and earth below, water in between.
The End of the Universe: Universal Verses2:
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Adventure » General
1. The Centre of the Universe: In stilled silenced auditorium, silver shimmering, glass beaded crystal chandelier, jingling, jangling, glancing chiming winded spherical mirror wall, dimly lit; safety lighted exit and entry points, a crackling static, surrounding lit round mirror ball panelled, closed walled room, between dark strange energies, pulling and pushing this way and that.
The End of the Universe: Universal Verses1:
Price: Free! Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
The End of the Universe: Or, Universal Verses1: Stellation: in three-parts: 1. Between nothing, and the start of everything else: without so much of a Big Bang, as a sumping deep dull thumping thud, unseen, unheard, but felt enough to know, that something tremendous had occurred. By the smallest scalar sizing, by any minimal metric measure, by which anything can be measured, or known, som
EarthCentre: The End of the Universe
Price: Free! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New edition with explanatory footnotes. EarthCentre: The End of the Universe An Epic prose poem in three parts. Introduction...a journey, back and forth in Time, a funfairgroundride through the EarthCentre theme park, of the future, and passing, and present-time, of the reader...to the End of the Universe: EarthCentre.
WarFair4:
Price: Free! Words: 79,530. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce
Part One: The Day the Stock-Market’s Stood Still...A pseudo-economic discursive text novel and proto-political world history since the Big-Bang's of nuclear scientific and financial open-market's Bubble-Crashes and banking crisis' of the C2000's. Crisis' of ideology, and failure of faith. Leading to war.

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