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Under Table Mountain

By Nigel Patten

"Under Table Mountain" by Nigel Patten is a lovely historical account of the close of the nineteenth century in South Africa. As the story opens, Colonial Britain has ongoing conflict with the two Boar republics. Through the tension and turmoil of the Johannesburg and Capetown...

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The Hounds of Samaria

By Nigel Patten

The Hounds of Samaria by Nigel Patten takes place in Crete during World War Two. George Ghikas has Greek ancestry, so the British army sends him behind enemy lines on occupied Crete with orders to organize partisan groups in the White Mountains. Before his posting,...

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The Tide of Destiny

By Nigel Patten

The "Tide of Destiny" by Nigel Patten is as excellent an example of historical fiction as you are ever likely to get. Set in the Napoleonic era in southern Switzerland and then north-eastern Italy, it is the story of Damien André Berry, one of the...

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An Incompatible Passion

By Nigel Patten

Before writing another word, I must proclaim that, in writing this biographical play, Nigel Patten has exceeded himself by writing a classic which is a “true mirror of the times”! 5 STARS!! In the play the playwright describes the events that take place in...

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An Island Entire Unto Itself

A portrait of Corsica at the end of the 18th century
By Nigel Patten

An Island Entire Unto Itself is a work of historical fiction based on real events, penned by author Nigel Patten, which promises ‘A portrait of Corsica at the end of the 18th century’. Set during a time when the people of Corsica desired independence from...

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Griuns

The genesis of a small Swiss alpine village
By Nigel Patten

Griuns (The genesis of a small Swiss alpine village) A Folk Tale by Nigel Patten is taken from stories handed down over the centuries by inhabitants of a small village in the Vaudois Alps called Gryon. As the author explains in his preface, the villagers...

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