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Rohan Quine's "The Beasts of Electra Drive" in Studio UK magazine

The Beasts of Electra Drive in “Studio UK” magazine

My thanks to Studio UK magazine, whose editor Eddie Saint-Jean has published a piece about The Beasts of Electra Drive’s recent Saint Pancras Clock Tower activities: https://studioukmagazine.co.uk/books/ Those activities comprised a live reading I did from The Beasts of Electra Drive and a screening from the novel’s Video-Book format, which together constituted my contribution to a line-up that also featured Safeena Chaudhry and Dan Holloway under the aegis of Novel …
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Rohan Quine, Saint Pancras Clock Tower, 18-08-18 (photo by Safeena Chaudhry)

Clock Tower videos and photos: video-book screening and live reading from The Beasts of Electra Drive

One recent evening in the Clock Tower above Saint Pancras station in London, I climbed a narrow spiral staircase, stood on a high balcony and performed a couple of extracts from The Beasts of Electra Drive, as shown in the following video—mini-chapter 94 “Jaymi creates Scorpio’s appearance” and mini-chapter 111 “Scorpio as succubus in the house on Jupiter Drive”. Those two mini-chapters’ texts are reproduced lower down this page. The …
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Saint Pancras Clock Tower, London

The Beasts of Electra Drive’s video-book will premiere in Saint Pancras Clock Tower

On 18 August in the 10-metre-high bell-chamber of the Clock Tower Room, up in the Victorian Gothic tower above Saint Pancras station, there will be the premiere public screening from the upcoming video-book format of my novel The Beasts of Electra Drive. There, Safeena Chaudhry and I shall be both doing live readings, too—mine from that novel, and hers from her novel Companions of Clay. I’ll also be screening some …
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"The Beasts of Electra Drive" by Rohan Quine, in literary magazine "The Woolf"

The Beasts of Electra Drive in literary magazine “The Woolf”

Many thanks to literary magazine “The Woolf”, for including me in their article entitled “What if your book is the child of two genres?” by Jim Rushing, alongside other authors who are blurring genres or categories in interesting ways: http://thewoolf.org/2018/06/01/what-if-your-book-is-the-child-of-two-genres/ As well as being literary fiction with a touch of magical realism and a dusting of horror (a generous dusting, but a only dusting), my novel The Beasts of Electra …
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Rohan Quine interviewed about 'The Beasts of Electra Drive', by Jane Davis

The Beasts of Electra Drive—in-depth interview by Jane Davis

The Beasts of Electra Drive is delighted to be probed in an in-depth interview by novelist Jane Davis in her Virtual Book Club: https://jane-davis.co.uk/2018/04/17/virtual-book-club-rohan-quine-introduces-beasts-electra-drive/ I’m very grateful to Jane for giving my tale the royal treatment there, where she fires twinkly intelligent questions at me that encompass Timothy Leary, Frankenstein’s monster, DNA, vengeance, splendour and pain—a little something for all the family, in fact. Her piece even includes one image …
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Review of Rohan Quine's 'The Beasts of Electra Drive', by Catriona Troth at 'Bookmuse'

The Beasts of Electra Drive reviewed by Catriona Troth at “Bookmuse”

Lovely to see this warm and thoughtful review of The Beasts of Electra Drive, by novelist Catriona Troth at “Bookmuse”: https://bookmuseuk.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/the-beasts-of-electra-drive-by-rohan.html Big thanks to Catriona for delving with generosity and receptiveness into the world of those Hollywood canyons. For more information about The Beasts of Electra Drive, see here. For reviews of the novel, see here. For links to all retailers of the novel in paperback format, see here. For …
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Review of Rohan Quine's 'The Beasts of Electra Drive', by Sally Bend at 'Bending the Bookshelf'

The Beasts of Electra Drive reviewed by Sally Bend at “Bending the Bookshelf”

Here The Beasts of Electra Drive is reviewed by novelist Sally Bend at “Bending the Bookshelf”: http://bibrary.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/the-beasts-of-electra-drive-by-rohan.html Many thanks to Sally for her flair and perceptiveness in this review. Gender-fluid power and respect to her across the Atlantic. For more information about The Beasts of Electra Drive, see here. For reviews of the novel, see here. For links to all retailers of the novel in paperback format, see here. For …
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LBF18 launch of Rohan Quine's 'The Beasts of Electra Drive', Dan Holloway's 'Kill Land' & Jane Davis's 'Smash all the Windows'

Video and photos of the London Book Fair 2018 launch of The Beasts of Electra Drive

At the London Book Fair 2018 in Olympia, London, my novel The Beasts of Electra Drive launched alongside Jane Davis’s Smash all the Windows and Dan Holloway’s Kill Land. The following video captured the fun. Big thanks to Orna Ross and Philip Lynch of ALLi for generously giving us free use of their stand, and to Sara Challice for taking charge of the Facebook Live filming and asking us questions …
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Launch of Rohan Quine's 'The Beasts of Electra Drive' & Dan Holloway's 'Kill Land' - 12 (photo by Catriona Troth)

Videos and photos of the bookshop launch of The Beasts of Electra Drive

In the Travelling Through bookshop on 6 April near Waterloo station, my new novel The Beasts of Electra Drive launched alongside Dan Holloway’s new publication Kill Land. The launch was compered by novelist Jane Davis, under the aegis of Safeena Chaudhry’s organisation Novel London. It was a joyful occasion. For more information about The Beasts of Electra Drive, see here. For reviews of the novel, see here. For links to …
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Bookshop launch of Dan Holloway's 'Kill Land' and Rohan Quine's 'The Beasts of Electra Drive'

The Beasts of Electra Drive to launch in Travelling Through bookshop and at London Book Fair

The Beasts of Electra Drive will have its first launch event in the Travelling Through bookshop on 6 April at 6.30-8.30 p.m., launching alongside Dan Holloway’s new publication Kill Land and compered by Jane Davis, as a Novel London event. Please come and join us! Travelling Through is a cool independent bookshop with a café and a bar inside, located at 131 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AE (close to Waterloo …
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