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Case Study: Gordon Bloor

8 February, 2015 in News

Gordon Bloor writes under the pseudony Douglas Westcott and self-published his first novel, Go Swift and Far, with CPI. “CPI came by recommendation from another self-publishing author and also had…

Literature: Bloor Book Success

5 January, 2015 in News

Go Swift and Far, the locally written and produced novel all about Bath, has already been reprinted following strong sales. The book, which features real life Bath characters and is…

Enthusiasm, passion and sheer drive

19 August, 2014 in News

Mr Westcott has made Bath the backdrop to a cracking story of one man’s attempt to drag himself up the ladder from humble beginnings. Born in the wreckage of one of the few German…

In Your Own Write

19 August, 2014 in News

How do you publish a book? We talk to two local authors  who have ignored the traditional book publishing route and done it their own way by self-publishing their own novel. When…

Spotlight: What’s Making the News in Bath

19 May, 2014 in News

Following the recent success of hardback novel Go Swift and Far, it’s author, the Bath-based Gordon Bloor, launched his paperback version last month at the Theatre Royal’s 1805 Rooms. Attendees…

A Tragedy to Let Our Bookshops Die

19 April, 2014 in News

Can you imagine Bath without any bookshops? Could the city which was home to Jane Austen and Charles Dickens be without a shop to display their masterpieces? Read the Nancy…

Reviews

Just finished reading your second book An Unfolding Soul which I have enjoyed as much as your first. As a Bathonian of 77 years I find it so scary and truthful as we currently experience The Third Destruction of Bath.

Malcolm Mitchell

I couldn’t put it down and the story captivated me – I couldn’t wait for the next edition.

Milton Cations

A young man buffeted by world events is left reeling, but survives to build his own empire in Bath.  The ancient city has seen it all and has her own cards to play...  Douglas Westcott writes from experience of the chaos of history, business, and wild passions in this gripping trilogy. 

Tom Craigmyle

Douglas Westcott’s ability to take history and make it interesting, dynamic and personal makes An Unfolding Soul the most enjoyable of reads!

Steve Travis

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