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    Fictional tales about London life, mostly during the 1960/70s.

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    Trevor Coote (born 1953) is a London geneticist who in 2003 was dragged kicking and screaming from Tottenham to pass his later years as a field biologist on Tahiti in French Polynesia. All his fiction works, though, are set in a London, mostly in the 1960’s and 1970’s. They are concerned with the personal and social dilemmas facing ordinary individuals in fading working-class communities.

    Trevor Coote (born 1953) is a London geneticist who in 2003 was dragged kicking and screaming from Tottenham to pass his later years as a field biologist on Tahiti in French Polynesia. All his fiction works, though, are set in a London, mostly in the 1960’s and 1970’s. They are concerned with the personal and social dilemmas facing ordinary individuals in fading working-class communities.

Books by This Author:

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Through a Golden Haze


Disillusioned by modern life and guilty of disastrous indecision Jason Quinn seeks solace in a long vanished past.


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Harlequin


Hal harbours a grim secret from the past which he has managed to bury for the bulk of his life. However, recent events have caused it to resurface and his only hope avoiding the inevitable lies in a lonely young woman.


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Welcome Back, Freddie Figg


An unknown event has occurred which has resulted in ‘Freddie Figg’ facing severe identity confusion.


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The Playthorpe Memoirs


Alienated by two spells in prison Frank Ford is determined to restart his life but is unable to comprehend the social and economic changes that have occurred while he was away.


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Lemon Socks


In the bad old days of early 70’s football terrace hooliganism Glenn Turley is already witnessing rapid changes in youth subculture and fears losing credibility and kudos among his mates on the estate. Even his secure job does not shield him from the other aggravations that blight his life.


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Back Then


A nostalgic voyage through 1970’s London as seen through the eyes of kind but plodding Whitehall civil servant Ray Quest and his circle of colleagues, friends and family in London.


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The Tallyman


Set in 1960’s London, members of the three generation Baxter family fail to communicate and all attempts result in misinterpretation, suspicion and finally tragedy.