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David Rain’s OROKON re-issued by Jo Fletcher books

Originally published in the late 90s under the pseudonym Tom Arden, we are so pleased to see the re-release of David’s flamboyant and dramatic five-volume fantasy series re-released by Jo Fletcher Books under his own name and available on Kindle download via Amazon. Starting with The Harlequin’s Dance: In the village of Irion, the crippled boy known as…
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More on Radio National

A slightly longer version of David’s Radio National interview will go to air on 1 March in Australia, on Books Plus between 2 and 3 pm. Thanks to the wonderful Radio National, it will also be available as a podcast, on the page given below. The interview focuses in detail on the novel Volcano Street…
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David on ABC Radio National

David’s interview with Kate Evans at Australia’s Radio National was broadcast on Monday 16 February and the interview is now available online. Listen to the whole programme, or go through to about 28 minutes to the segment about David. It runs about 17 minutes in all. Radio National interview From the Radio National website: Australian…
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Volcano Street OUT NOW

David Rain’s new novel VOLCANO STREET is published by Atlantic Books in the UK today, available in both trade paperback and e-book. In Australia and New Zealand the book is available through publishers Allen and Unwin, and it can be purchased online all over the world. Here’s what the book is about. This is taken…
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New David Rain novel announced

David Rain’s new novel VOLCANO STREET will be published in the UK by Atlantic Books in December 2014. Here’s what the book jacket will look like, and here’s what it will say on the jacket …   Marlo said suddenly, ‘I don’t like it here.’ Something in her voice was wild, almost pleading, and Skip…
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Hermes of the Ways

The Classic Typewriter Page is a brilliant website exploring pretty much everything you could want to know about typewriters. Among its many features is a series of essays in which contemporary writers explain why they still love – and use – these great machines. David now has an essay there, titled “Hermes of the Ways,”…
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“The Butterfly Effect”: Literary Sofa feature with David Rain

Book website The Literary Sofa features an article by David about the writing of The Heat of the Sun with an excellent accompanying review. Here’s how it begins: “Some stories have such a strong hold on the popular imagination that they refuse to fade away. The desire to reconnect with the familiar in a new…
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Memories of Marlene Dietrich

David Rain comments: “Many people over the years have told me how much they like this story, so I resurrect it here. I wrote it when I was twenty-two, and it was my first piece to achieve any recognition. It won a contest in Australia and later appeared in an anthology. I was at the…
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David Rain: Atlantic Books Featured Author

David has appeared as a featured author on the website of Atlantic Books. Below is an extract from the Q&A with David and you can click through to Atlantic Books to see the full interview, a complete bio and a a ten-minute video interview with David (also published here in March). Writing Heat of the…
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Interview with David Rain at North London Literary Festival

This is an interview with David Rain at the North London Literary Festival. David appeared on the panel for the Gala event on Tuesday 26th of March. Read David’s profile page on the North London Literal Festival website here. Thanks to Helen Bendon and Söfa Dad Productions.