Linda Buckley-Archer

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Linda Buckley-Archer is the author of the critically acclaimed Gideon trilogy. Originally trained as a linguist, she is now a full-time novelist and scriptwriter. She has written a television drama for the BBC and several radio dramas, as well as various journalistic pieces for papers like the Independent. The Gideon Trilogy was inspired by the criminal underworld of eighteenth-century London.

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Books by this Author

The Many Lives of John Stone
The Complete Gideon Trilogy
The Time Travelers
The Time Quake
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Linda Buckley-Archer: Gideon the Cutpurse

Two modern-day kids are transported to 1763, where a kindly cutpurse helps them get their time machine from a villain.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I don't know who said this first but I often think of it: If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got...

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Steak and a green salad

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness is impossible to describe because it's the one occasion when your internal commentator on life does not feel the need to speak.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Vicomte de Valmont in Laclos' DANGEROUS LIAISONS

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To tell good jokes without forgetting the punch line...or may be to be able to sing in tune

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