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G. R. Gemin

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G. R. Gemin

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    G. R. Gemin was born in Cardiff, South Wales, of Italian parentage, and lives in London. He spends much of his non-writing time listening to a variety of music, from Jimmy Smith to Giuseppe Verdi, with whom he is particularly obsessed. He speaks enough Italian to order ice cream, cake, or both.
    2nd June 2016

    Sweet Pizza

    When Joe tasted a mouthful he was amazed how delicious it was - a dense taste, better than any pasta he'd eaten before. ... More

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    22nd March 2019

    Cowgirl

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    2nd June 2015

    Rollercoasters Cowgirl

    Growing up on the embattled Bryn Mawr Estate in South Wales, all Gemma sees are burglaries, muggings and boredom, as she... More

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