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Geoffrey Wansell

Journalist

For a synopsis of any of Geoffrey's books, please click on the appropriate cover.

David Suchet

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Cary Grant Picture Book

Frederick West Biography

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Garrick History

Cary Grant Biography

James Goldsmith Biography

Bus Stop Killer

Below are some examples of Geoffrey Wansell's journalism.

By Geoffrey Wansell: Daily Mail, 18 December 2013.

A nasty little thug to the end: For 36 years Ronnie Biggs, a serial crook who may well have killed the Royal Mail train driver, gave two fingers to justice. So why did so many treat him as a lovable rogue?

• Legendary criminal died at North London home at the age of 84
• He had been in poor health since returning to Britain from Brazil in 2001
• Found fame as he taunted the authorities during his decades on the run
• Biggs was part of the gang which targeted a train in 1963 and made off with £2.6million in cash - worth £40million today.... click here to read more

 

By Geoffrey Wansell: Daily Mail, 26 September 2013.

A new Bond book and, hurrah, he's back to his ruthless, bed hopping best!

William Boyd's new book Solo features a heavy-smoking, hard-drinking James Bond set in the Sixties.

His villainous arch-enemies may have tried to kill him off many times, but he always escaped to live another day. Now, 60 years after Commander Bond of the British Secret Service was introduced to the world in Ian Fleming’s superb thriller Casino Royale ...... click here to read more

By Geoffrey Wansell: Daily Mail, 4th May 2010

Lynn Redgrave: The girl who just couldn't get along with being famous

The gentlest and most approachable of the Redgrave acting dynasty, and child of British theatrical star Sir Michael Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave - who died in the U.S. yesterday at the age of 67 - never quite received the plaudits she deserved...... click here to read more


By Geoffrey Wansell: Daily Mail, 19th November 2009

The amazing story of Bobbie, the bravest dog of war, as told in a British soldier's diary of a bloody battle in Afghanistan 130 years ago

Surrounded by thousands of bloodthirsty tribesman in the dust and heat of the Afghan plain, the handful of British men desperately defended their regimental colours.

They were all that were left - along with their adopted dog Bobbie. The rest of the 66th Berkshire Regiment of Foot had been cut to ribbons.

...... click here to read more


By Geoffrey Wansell: The Independent, 18 March 2007

Whatever the coroner may say, Sally Clark died of a broken heart. She was traduced by a society that should have known better .......

How could I forget? The death of poor unfortunate tortured Sally Clark, the 42-year-old solicitor convicted of killing her two infant sons in 1999, only to be cleared of their murders in January 2003, is an utterly appalling modern tragedy, a dreadful stain on everything our so-called civilised society should hold dear ........ click here to read more


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