Winds of October:
1 of the Revolution trilogy paperback ISBN 978-1-910841-45-7
25th September 2017
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About the Author
Winds of October
is the first novel in
follow in spring 2018:
Reason in Revolt
and Spurn the Dust
A fight to the death, a desperate
robbery, a search for a home as mounted Cossacks chase down protestors
around her - Raisa is coming of age in Petrograd amidst the rapids of
‘Don’t be scared, my sister. This is it.
This is the revolution.’
As if to give physical form to the momentous events, an armoured car
came racing down the road, twin red flags fluttering. It was welcomed
with roars and cheering...
So begins an odyssey through the climactic events in Russia between
February and October 1917. Winds of October charts the hopes, dreams and
loves of five young participants in one of the greatest moments in
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Alan Gibbons has been writing children’s and Young Adult fiction for 26 years. He is the winner of The Blue Peter Book Award 2000 ‘The book I couldn’t put down’ for his best-selling book Shadow of the Minotaur and has won seventeen other awards.
Before becoming an author Alan was a teacher for 16 years. Alan is a full time writer and independent educational consultant. He is the organiser of the Campaign for the Book, which promotes libraries and the culture of reading for pleasure. Alan visits 150-180 schools and libraries a year in the UK and abroad, working with young people to encourage their interest in reading and writing.
Pupils' achievement is very good. This is due to the effective deployment of the talented Author in Residence, and the focused teaching of skills in dedicated writing lessons.
Ofsted Report on one of Alan's schools
If you would like Alan to visit your school,
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