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John Mcpake and the Sea Beggars

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John McPake, a former teacher, has a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Soon after his marriage fell apart he started hearing voices and eventually moved into an Edinburgh hostel for men with enduring mental health problems. An earlier obsession with the works of Breughel develops into a full blown delusion, and he assumes the personna of Johannes, a 16th century Dutch weaver who travels with his friends, Balthazar and Cornelius, in pursuit of his son who has been abducted by the Spanish mercenaries. This is an echo of John's real life quest to be reunited with his brother.

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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: John McPake and the Sea Beggars
Author(s): Stuart Campbell
ISBN: 1-908737-69-7 / 978-1-908737-69-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
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June 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: John McPake and the Sea Beggars
Author(s): Stuart Campbell
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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