Penola author ‘back in print’

Penola author ‘back in print’

Penola author Ian Harrison is back in print after a break of a few years.


His first work of fiction was “Rough Diamonds” and the follow-up is called “Web in the Wind”.


It is the final episode in the lives of the fictional Ellis/Murphy/McCoy family and their nemesis John ‘Squinty’ Turner.


There are elements of love, hate, revenge and redemption.


The book is available from Penola Newsagent, Penola Post Office, Di’s Gifts and Flowers, Belcourt Books at Hamilton, and Beyond Words bookshop at Keith.


There will be copies at Wattle Range Libraries at Millicent and Penola.


If people wish to own a signed copy, message Ian on 043974409, anytime.


Ian has had an eventful life ever since he was born in London England at the height of The Blitz in 1942.


Towards the end of the 1940s, the Harrison family emigrated to Australia as so-called ten-pound Poms.


Ian had a varied working life including stints as a builder’s labourer, salesman, stockman, goat breeder, taxi driver, security guard and insurance assessor.


He has had a long association with the Millicent Lions Club


Between 1996 and 2011, Ian and his wife Wyn were self-employed as screen printers and embroiderers.


They sold the Manuka business and retired in 2011.


The couple now live in Tandara Lodge at Penola.


Ian has a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art from Deakin University and was obtained when recovering from a spinal injury.

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