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Martin, Alex


MARTIN, Alex. Also writes as Medlar Lucan. British (born United States), b. 1953. Genres: Novels, Westerns/Adventure, Plays/Screenplays, Children's fiction, Education. Career: Monty Python comedy troupe, London, England, secretary/co-writer for Graham Chapman, 1976-78; Sevenoaks School, Kent, England, teacher of English and French literature, 1978-80; free-lance translator, 1980-82; Verona University, Italy, lecturer in English language and literature, 1983-87; free-lance writer, broadcaster, and researcher, 1987-2003; BBC World Service, radio presenter, 1989-96; Westminster Institute of Education, writer in residence/RLF Fellow, 2001-03. Publications: (with G. Chapman and others) A Liar's Autobiography, 1980; The General Interruptor (novel), 1989;(with J. Fletcher) The Decadent Cookbook, 1995; The Decadent Gardener, 1996; The Decadent Traveller, 2000; (with J. Collie) What's It Like?, 2000; The Hell-Fire Touring Club, 2002. FOR CHILDREN: Boris the Tomato, 1984; Snow on the Stinker, 1988; Boris the Return, 1994; ZPTV, 1996; Zeus Perkins, Time Traveller, 1998. EDITOR WITH R. HILL: Modern Poetry, 1990, Modern Short Stories, 1991; Modern Plays, 1995; Modern Novels, 1995. Address: c/o Dedalus, Langford Lodge, Sawtry, Cambs. PE17 5XE, England. Online address: [email protected]

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