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Douglas-Home

David Dutton

Douglas-Home

by David Dutton

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Haus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home of the Hirsel, Alec Douglas-Home, -- Baron, -- 1903-1995,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-146) and index

    StatementDavid Dutton
    GenreBiography
    Series20 British prime ministers of the 20th century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA591.D6 D88 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17215602M
    ISBN 101904950671
    ISBN 109781904950677

    Mark Douglas-Home is a newspaper editor turned author. His first novel, The Sea Detective, introduced a new kind of investigator to crime fiction - an oceanographer who tracks floating objects, including dead bodies. Check out this great listen on Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Woman Who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home, read by David Monteath. The daughter who nobody wanted learns the truth about the mother she never knew. Cal McGill is a unique.

      WILLIAM DOUGLAS-HOME () was one of the West End's most successful postwar dramatists with over 40 plays to his name. The younger brother of Prime Minister Alec Douglas Home, he regularly stood for Parliament : William Douglas-Home. Mark Douglas Home has written a very engaging novel is the fourth in the series and has Cal involved in a twenty three year old disappearance that has links to a current murder. The book has local color, tidbits of sea currents and a fast moving plot.I am glad to see Detective Helen Jamieson more heavily involved in the action/5(39).

    The way the wind blows: an autobiography by Alec Douglas-Home Home of the Hirsel (Book); Sir Alec Douglas-Home by Kenneth Young (Book); The uncommon commoner: a study of Sir Alec Douglas-Home by John Dickie (Book). Douglas-Home, Alec Born July 2, , in London. British statesman. Descended from an aristocratic Scottish family. Douglas-Home received his education at Eton and Oxford. In he was elected to the House of Commons as a member of the Conservative Party. From to he served as parliamentary private secretary to Prime Minister N. Chamberlain.


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Mark Douglas-Home, who is a nobleman by virtue of the Scotland’s Earl of Home and has been journalist in a career which saw him vilify the then South African anti-apartheid government, is a sexagenarian Scottish writer notably renowned for the Sea Detective series of books.

Mark Douglas-Home is a Scottish author of crime fiction novels. He writes the Cal McGill, Sea Detective series. Mark is originally a journalist who edited Scotland’s leading daily newspaper, The Herald, for five years as well as having edited The Sunday Times he was Scottish correspondent of The Independent, he reported on both the Lockerbie and Piper.

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