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Author - Poet - Versifier Born in Harlsden on the outskirts of London in 1943, Peter Barns spent his formative years living beside Regent's Park. Now lives in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Author - Poet - Versifier
Born in Harlsden on the outskirts of London in 1943, Peter Barns spent his formative years living beside Regent's Park.
Educated at a Secondary Modern school, he left with just one qualification in 'O' Level Art.
Passing through a variety of occupations after leaving school, he finally ended up working in the construction industry as an electrician. After taking his City & Guilds, he became an electrical engineer and spent the next twenty years working on building sites. Somewhere in there he got married and divorced - a couple of times - and had two children.
He moved to the Highlands of Scotland in the late 1980's along with his partner. With the move came a new occupation - counselling people with alcohol and drug problems - which he did for six years before managing a charitable company recycling redundant computers back into the community.
Now retired he spends his time writing and refurbishing houses.

Books I've written

  • The Gastropoda Imperative
    The Gastropoda Imperative Fiction by Peter Barns
    The Gastropoda Imperative
    The Gastropoda Imperative

    Reads:
    431

    Pages:
    97

    Published:
    Mar 2013

    An experiment gone wrong places everyone in danger and Conal Mitchell is tasked with clearing it up, but five years later he realizes that things were not as ...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Burnt Toast
    Burnt Toast Poetry by Peter Barns
    Burnt Toast
    Burnt Toast

    Reads:
    333

    Pages:
    17

    Published:
    Feb 2013

    A selection of comic verse 2013

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Payback
    Payback Fiction by Peter Barns
    Payback
    Payback

    Reads:
    1586

    Pages:
    92

    Published:
    Jan 2013

    Ex con, Frank Collins, had a new life and a new love. Until the day his daughter's suicide brings his whole world tumbling down. Determined to find out why...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Peter's Twittclass
    Peter's Twittclass Poetry by Peter Barns
    Peter's Twittclass
    Peter's Twittclass

    Reads:
    680

    Pages:
    33

    Published:
    Jun 2012

    After reading a few quotes from famous people posted on Twitter, I decided to create and post some of my own. Unlike the other quotes, which were mainly se...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

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