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Sharon Plant

Sharon is a writer and painter with 30 years' experience in the arts. She established London's innovative gallery, Aspects; was a founding figure of the New Designers Exhibition; Festival Coordinator for the London Design Festival and Director of The Sorrell Foundation. She has lectured at five of the University of Arts London colleges and organised exhibitions for the Royal College of Art. Her lectures to architectural practices discuss the benefits of interdisciplinary creativity and in particular The Colour of Sound

Author's Books
The Life of Riley

Set in the backstreets of North London in the early 1900s, The Life of Riley is drawn from the diary of Lily Plant, the author’s grandmother. Combining fiction with meticulous research into the landscape of London in this period, the author has painted a colourful and moving tale of poverty and lo...

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The Fisherwoman

In 1957, in a small town in America - where life can sometimes be prejudiced and even a little judgemental - Pearl Fisher is raped and as a result, she has a baby. The good people of Stirville, unaware of her circumstances, are indulging in a hearty bout of malevolent gossip, the full force of which...

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The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci, Milan's Renaissance ideal, is tasked with painting The Last Supper but struggles to find the perfect person to model as Christ. Vittorio Dessa, a young farmer, is eventually spotted, plucked from farm life and placed at the heart of an alien world of art and science, aristocracy, ...

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