A Postmodern Triumph: Russ Litten’s Swear Down

A Postmodern Triumph: Russ Litten’s <em>Swear Down</em>

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Nick Triplow is the writer of the South London crime noir novel Frank's Wild Years (2012) and the social history books – Family Ties, The Women They Left Behind, Distant Water and Pattie Slappers. Nick studied writing and publishing at Middlesex University and earned a distinction on the prestigious MA Writing at Sheffield Hallam University in 2007. Nick co-wrote the script for Ted’s Return Home, a short film about Ted Lewis, author of classic British crime novel Jack’s Return Home (filmed as Get Carter). Originally from London, now living in Barton Upon Humber, Nick also contributed to the 2012 BBC Radio 4 documentary Lewis’s Return Home. He is currently completing his biography of Ted Lewis, working on re-writes of his novel The Paradise Man and working as a freelance writer and creative writing tutor.