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PETER MASON

A freelance journalist and author, Peter Mason writes for The Guardian and is an arts critic for the Morning Star. He has written seven books, including Learie Constantine, a biography of the great West Indian cricketer turned statesman; Jamaica In Focus, on the history, politics and culture of Jamaica; Bacchanal!, a study of Trinidad carnival; and Southend United, the history of Southend United football club.

His second book, The Brown Dog Affair, which chronicles the anti-vivisectionist protests that led to the Brown Dog Riots of 1907, was dramatised as an afternoon play –The Strange Affair Of The Brown Dog – by BBC Radio 4, starring Nerys Hughes and Maggie Steed. Brought up in Southend, Peter has lived in Battersea for more than thirty years. 

 

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