Roderick Robinson

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Gender Male
Industry Publishing
Occupation Retired magazine editor
Location Hereford, United Kingdom
Introduction Newspaper and magazine journalist in England and the States. Renounced West Riding birthright in 1959. Retired 1995.
Interests Writing books: Gorgon Times (novel) - published. Out of Arizona (novel) - published. Opening Bars, Singing at eighty, and Beyond (non-fiction, autobiographical) - published. Two Homelands (short stories) - published, Blest Redeemer (novel) - awaiting publication. Second Hand (novel) - awaiting publication. Rictangular Lenses (novel) - one-third written. Reading The Guardian, Taking singing lessons, Avoiding soccer.
Favorite Movies Wild Strawberries, Hidden, The Shooting Party, Manon des Sources, Groundhog Day, Le Scaphandre et le Papillon, Duel at Silver Creek, Fitzcarraldo, US B-feature quickies of the fifties
Favorite Music Glenn Gould, Janet Baker, Andreas Schiff, Paul Simon, Richard Strauss (operas, orchestral songs), Charles Ives, Most of the biggies except Rossini, Berlioz, Verdi, Mendelssohn
Favorite Books Joyce (bar Finnegan), Proust, Updike, Waugh (bar Pinfold), George Eliot (bar Romola), Ross Thomas, Romain Gary, Georges Duhamel, Patrick O'Brian, US police procedurals and legal-background thrillers