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The Companion by [Laurence Staig]

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Laurence Staig's a career has been in Arts Management as an Arts Council of England Officer, and in local government within the cultural sector. He has worked for the USA Spoleto Festival annually for 7 years and was Artistic Director of many similar festivals in the UK, including 5 years as founding Director of the Bath Literature Festival. Laurence has taught Film and Media at Cambridge University, Warwick University, the Institute of Education (London), and The Open University. His books include the award-winning collection of short stories Dark Toys and Consumer Goods, while other published titles include Technofear, The Glimpses, Digital Vampires, The Network, and Carnival of the Dead. He is the co-author of the first ever book published about the Italian Western, and creator of the much used descript of the genre: "The Opera of Violence". --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07C2YNB6T
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ The Brooligan Press (May 1, 2018)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 1, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1382 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 216 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1999920775
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Laurence Staig's career has included working in Arts Management as an Arts Council of England Officer, and in local government within the cultural sector. He has previously worked for the USA Piccolo Spoleto Festival annually for 7 years as a visiting writer in residence in Charleston SC. He hs been Artistic Director of many Festivals in the UK and was founding Director (5 years) of the Bath Literature Festival. He has taught Film and Media at UK Universities and Colleges and for 7 years ran Film courses for the WEA as well as annual summer study schools in Film at Cambridge University. He is also experienced in the film and broadcasting industry and as an author (novels, short stories, plays and film scripts). He is the co-author of the first ever book about the Italian Western and creator of the much used descript of the genre: "The Opera of Violence". A new collection of short stories, "Told at Dusk, Remembered at Dawn" has just been published following a novel "The Companion", both published by The Brooligan Press and available on Amazon. He lives on the North Norfolk coast.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A great story and a wonderful tribute
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5.0 out of 5 stars Not to be read alone in an old dark house!
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