Born into the tight community of a small coal-mining village in south Yorkshire, Lockett grew up greatly influenced by his working-class background and the unevenness of the world around him. He trained as an engineer, but after ten years of dissatisfaction with the repetition of corporate life, he decided to strike out by himself. He moved his young family to Snowdonia and became a mountaineer. He has climbed in Alaska, Nepal, the Rocky Mountains and the Alps. He has travelled widely, often in remote regions of the world. He has lived in Wales and Australia. And We’ll All Have Houses is his debut novel. He is married with two daughters and now lives in Liverpool.
And We'll All Have Houses
Set in the landscape of 1960s’ working-class Britain, And We’ll All Have Houses tells the story of firstborn James Green who feels betrayed, sinking into a mess of ambivalence and dislocation, by his parents when they move from his hometown in Yorkshire to North Wales. But for James Green, salva...