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Nov. 12, 2018

#023 What inspires someone to write their first novel? - Mike Sparrow tells us

#023 What inspires someone to write their first novel? - Mike Sparrow tells us

Welcome to the Inside Yorkshire Podcast, a podcast full of stories and tales from the people of Yorkshire. In todays episode Susan talks to Mike Sparrow about his debut book "Native".

This is a fictional story about the American Indian's fight to sustain their traditional way of life and is the first of the Manifest Destiny trilogy. "Native" is an epic tale that tells about the plight and destruction of the American Indian, the trials and tribulations of the pioneers that travelled the vast landscape and cruel and corruptible men in power.

About the Guest:

Mike's passion is to draw attention to conservation and the preservation of indigenous cultures.He lives with his wife, Adele, in their seventeenth century farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales and travels extensively to research material for his books.

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His book can be purchased on Amazon www.amazon.co.uk and also at Waterstones shops or via their website www.waterstones.com 

It is available in hardback and also on kindle.

About the Host:

Susan has been living in Yorkshire for over 30 years. She is passionate about the county she has adopted as her home and she never ceases to be amazed at the wealth of talent ‘Inside Yorkshire’ and the tales that people have to tell.

Contact Method for Inside Yorkshire 

Susan Baty-Symes


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