From first century Judea to a future London, Jonathan's works share almost nothing in subject or setting.
But they are united in being beautifully written, compulsively readable, thought-provoking novels of ideas.
Under Country is the story of the miners’ strike: the sudden shock of poverty; the camaraderie; the brutality. It is the story of one man’s fight for redemption, as the wounds of an embattled generation hardened to scars.
The mines never stopped. Twenty-four hours a day the winding engines ran. Eight- hour shifts. The only way you came out before eight hours was on a stretcher. The mines never stopped.
Until they did.
The Tongues of Men or Angels
After the crucifixion, Jesus’ followers, now led by his brother James the Just, remained devout Jews, vigorously opposed to the Roman occupiers. But a rival faction emerged, under the charismatic itinerant Paul of Tarsus. Some called him Saint and some a liar. But Paul began telling those stories which would transform a small sect of Judaism into a world religion. Unsealing a tale that has been waiting through long ages, Jonathan Trigell shows the night sky of Biblical-era Israel lit, not by guiding stars, but by flames of terror. He shows contested soil, on which prophets pleaded while battles raged. He shows men of flesh and of blood; by turns loving and brutal. The Tongues of Men or Angels is a dazzling act of imagination and learning. It is a literary resurrection.
In the Britain of a few tomorrows time, physical perfection is commonplace and self improvement has become an extinct expression: all the qualities men and women could aspire to can be purchased
Byron started it. The original rockstar. It was thanks to Byron that Itchy wound up living in Chamonix Mont Blanc, the death-sport capital of the world, among the high mountains and low morals.
A is for Apple. A bad