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David Lawrence-Young



D.Lawrence-Young (aka David L. Young) is an English, Drama and History teacher and lecturer who has specialized in English and military history and Shakespeare studies for many years. To date he has had published Communicating in English, an English Language textbook, as well as over a dozen historical novels:  "Gunpowder, Treason & Plot", "Of Plots & Passions", "Tolpuddle" and "Of Guns & Mules," "Sail Away from Botany Bay," "Arrows Over Agincourt,"  "Of Guns, Revenge & Hope," "Marlowe: Soul'd to the Devil," "Will Shakespeare: Where Was He?" "The Man Who Would be Shakespeare -  The Enigmatic Life of William Henry-Ireland," and "Will the Real William Shakespeare Please Step Forward?" "Anne of Cleves - Henry's Luckiest Wife," "Catherine Howard - Henry's Fifth Failure," "Six Million Accusers - Catching Adolf Eichmann" and "Mary Norton - Soldier Girl."

He is also a published (USA) and exhibited (UK & Jerusalem) photographer. He plays the clarinet (badly) and is a committee member of the local History Society. He was also the Chairman of the local Shakespeare Society (2008-14) and a regular contributor to "Forum," a magazine for English teachers, and "Skirmish," a military history journal. David Lawrence-Young is married and has three children, three grandchildren drives an eighteen year old SUV and rides an electric bicycle. He is now working on a novel about King John and Magna Carta.
 
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Maria In The Moon (2017)
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"A fabulous, exquisitely written novel that tugs at the soul...incredibly moving."

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