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Peter Ashley

Peter Ashley is a practising lawyer, writer and sometimes internet television presenter on ... His parents left Jamaica to live in London and he was a regular as an mc on reggae sound systems and on the radio when a youth, growing up in Peckham and Brockley in South East London. That mix of Jamaican and British working class influences is evident in the writing style and the language of the characters. Angry People Smiling, which was a runner up in the prestigious Saga Prize, is his debut novel...See more