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Jan 28, 2023Liked by Simon Ostheimer

Reason for reading and subscribing - Know the author featured, Chet Nairene aka Ralph Perry worked in same company over 20 years, mostly in Asia, so ran in to him at various times in various stages of sobriety and same sensibility about Asia experience (over 15 years) useful in judging the foibles, as he says, of US. Tried to tweet this as requested but seems I am permanently banned from twitter for persecuting (trolling) some anti vaxxers and gun nuts like Tim Pool, btw they all reinstated, they draw many clicks, but me not so much, so still banned (badge of honor) despite many appeals!

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Jan 28, 2023Liked by Simon Ostheimer

Know the author featured, Chet Nairene aka Ralph Perry worked in same company over 20 years, mostly in Asia, so ran in to him at various times and same sensibility about Asia experience (over 15 years) useful in judging the foibles, as he says, of US.

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Jan 23, 2023·edited Jan 23, 2023Liked by Simon Ostheimer

Read Pacific Dash as soon as it came out and found it fascinating. I am a fan of nonfiction with a few books of my own under my belt, but Nairene almost made me forget he was writing a novel. You could tell this was not Edgar’s Rice Boroughs who had never visited Africa but a writer who knew the territory and its people. Thank you for letting us get to know this up and coming author.

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Jan 22, 2023Liked by Simon Ostheimer

A very enjoyable read and the book sounds like a true ripping yarn steeped in Asian adventure. Have to agree with comments on PT, though I'm also a big fan of the late Gavin Young. Love the lunch photo with Anson Chan by the way, that must have been quite a moment !

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Jan 21, 2023Liked by Simon Ostheimer

Thanks so much, Simon, for an excellent job writing this interview.

I hope your readers enjoy it, and that they also might be intrigued to read PACIFIC DASH!

Always looking for reader feedback at BananaLeafBooks888@gmail.com

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Geez!!! Heaps to ponder here! 👌🏻

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