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07 Jan

Gavin Scott Presents: Andrew Marvell’s To His Coy Mistress

Welcome to the latest edition of Gavin Scott Presents, a selection of my favourite prose and poetry. This week, “To His Coy Mistress”, by Andrew Marvell, who came from my home town of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire. The poem is packed with phrases you’ll instantly recognise because other people have snapped them up to insert in their own works, starting with the first line “had we but world and time enough” and going on to the remark that “the grave’s a fine and private place”. The poem as a whole...

29 Nov

CNN Man Five Stars The Age of Exodus

The Age of Exodus by Gavin Scott Review by CNN’s Sandro Monetti 5.0 out of 5 stars Hold on tight for this literary thrill ride November 29, 2018 Format: Kindle Edition This is like strapping yourself into a rollercoaster or time machine and taking a thrilling ride into history. Educational as well as entertaining, The Age of Exodus, a globetrotting adventure set in 1947, gives the reader a front row seat to defining events - and keeps you on the edge of it. But for all his impressive knowledge of the past, author Gavin Scott doesn't let historical detail overwhelm...