Chris Snape

Biography

Christopher Snape was born in the Midlands, England, and migrated to Australia when he was ten years old. He is obsessed with music of any form, but particularly The Beatles - he once met Ringo Starr and spent the next several days trying to convince himself it was not a dream. In between teaching History and English to senior school students, playing blues guitar and reading he likes to write fiction and travel articles. His work has appeared in The Adelaide Advertiser, Write Away, The Black Country Bugle and Aurealis.

In his spare time he likes to indulge his passion for old television shows and trying to keep his blog up to date. He lives with his wife and two cats in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Books

Future 6
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six views of alternate futures highlighting the struggle of common men and women to adapt to change.
The White Album
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Australia, 1975. The Maskells are struggling to build a new life. It is a time of dramatic change for Keith, whose fumbling attempts to forge a relationship with Jenny, a girl at his school, is coloured by the slow freezing of his parents’ marriage. At a party Keith meets Marina. Both sensual and assertive, she takes a liking to Keith, refusing to take no for an answer.
The List
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
London, 1981. John Lennon is dead and the city is in mourning. Keith Maskell lives in a boarding house with Eileen, a 60-something dancer dreaming of fame in the musicals; Peter, the son of a wealthy businessman who is slumming it for a year; and Robert, a socialist “landscape artist”. Keith falls for exchange student Sandrine, and all goes well until he introduces her to Robert…
The Heart of the Black Country
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Midlands, 1971. For ten-year-old Keith Maskell the sweet aroma of an almost perfect childhood promises to last forever. Until his father, John, announces he wants to migrate to Australia. The calm munificent façade of the Maskell family begins to crumble. Change is in the wind; things will never be the same again.

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