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A guide to John's books and some of his other journalism. Click on the titles or images to find extracts, reviews and other material...

Books

Road to Andamooka
Travel writing
Hardback edition published by Robert Hale, London, 1965 (also in Travel Book Club edition)
Road to Andamooka
Edge of Violence/The Disaster
Novel
Hardback edition published as Edge of Violence by Leslie Frewin, London, 1969; paperback edition published as The Disaster by New English Library, London, 1970
Edge of Violence
Dylan
Novel
Hardback edition published by New English Library, London, 1970; paperback edition 1971
Dylan
The Rag Parade
Novel
Hardback edition published by New English Library, London, 1971; paperback edition 1972
The Rag Parade
The Raging Summer
Novel
Hardback edition published by Michael Joseph, London, 1972
The Raging Summer
The Red and the Black
Travel writing
Hardback edition published by Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1979
The Red and the Black
Road to Samarkand
Travel writing
Hardback edition published by Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1986
Road to Samarkand

Interviews

JB Priestley interview 1964

Kingsley Amis interview and the subsequent dispute 1965/1971

Angus Wilson interview 1965

Howard Spring interview 1965

Rocky Marciano interview 1965/1990s

Evelyn Waugh interview 1965/1990s


Articles

How to Survive and Like It 1965

Aberfan Fights for ALL the £1,800,000 1967

Will Aberfan Ever Get Its Money? 1968

Rollie McKenna obituary 2003