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The War Poems of a Young Soldier “Unique, harrowing and brilliant.” :Sir Christopher Ondaatje
About the author
From an early age, John Hollands was determined to become a novelist. His father -
Hence John Hollands’s extraordinary exiting life. Now over 80 years, he still hasn’t slowed down and writes every day, with his plots always centred on his real life experiences.
Throughout his life John Hollands has ben a keen sportsman. He was once offered the chance to become a professional cricketer but turned it down, being far too determined to be a novelist. However, somewhat surprisingly, he did find time to get married and raise a family of two sons. He now lives in Tenerife, and is as deaf as a post due to a friendly-