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Paul Park
Paul Parker's interest in motor sport and associated matters stemmed from his childhood experience of exotic machinery.During the late 1960s/70s he worked in the upper echelons of what was then known as the 'carriage trade' where he had the opportunity to drive all the motoring exotica. This... show more



Paul Parker's interest in motor sport and associated matters stemmed from his childhood experience of exotic machinery.During the late 1960s/70s he worked in the upper echelons of what was then known as the 'carriage trade' where he had the opportunity to drive all the motoring exotica. This included Aston Martin, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, AC Cobra, all the period Jaguars and much more. This combined with his regular attendance of most of the major British events at Goodwood, Silverstone, Brands Hatch, Crystal Palace et al in period and beyond.He is a member of the Vintage Sports Car Club and had his first book Sixties Motor Racing, Palawan Press, published in 2000. This was followed by Jaguar at Le Mans 1950-95 Haynes Publishing, in 2001 which was made possible by Karl Ludvigsen for whom Paul worked during the late 1990s as archivist manager. Two years on saw the launch of F1 in Camera 1970-79 which began a series of works featuring F1 and Sports Car racing during the 1950s/60s/70s which continues to this day. A full list of these titles can be found on the author's website www.paulparkerincamera.com in addition to forthcoming projects.Aside from this the author has raced a Lister Jaguar and written for Octane, Autosport, Classic Cars, Motor Sport, Jaguar World Monthly, Forza, the Daily Telegraph and others plus track tests of assorted machinery including two of the three original 'low drag' E types.

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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
I am left with one question after reading Paul Park's tripartite novella, All Those Vanished Engines. That question is "What the fuck?" All my other questions about this strange book can be summed up in that one useful phrase... Read the rest of my review at Summer Reading Project.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
This is a complicated and involved story about a girl who grows up in our world and finds herself one day in another world, Her friends come with her but are changed by the change in worlds. She has to work out what her place in the world is and how to keep herself alive, also she has to find out...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it 9 years ago
This is a thick reprint of short stories published elsewhere, from lots of big names in the field. My rating is based on the average rating I gave to each individual story -- overall, it's a very good collection, with only six out of the thirty stories that I gave a rating of less than 4. It's a sci...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it 10 years ago
Another bookswapping experience, if I recall correctly, this one the first in a series of four books.The basic premise of A Princess of Roumania is that beloved by many books for teens - our protagonist Miranda Popescu, herself a teenager, is not what she seems and is instead really royalty from els...
gavingrant
gavingrant rated it 11 years ago
2008 Tiptree Award Honor List
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