A.B. FINLAY – A SHORT BIOGRAPHY
Anthony B. Finlay started out as a lecturer in English and Latin, and later became the Principal of an Adult Community College. Subsequently, he decided to devote himself to writing and researching mainly historical/anthropological/religious subjects, while keeping his other interests in a wide variety of sports. His research degree is in the field of education with special study in the community/societal area. He has written books on weight-training and lifting; on demonology; a biography of Vivien, Duchess of Leinster; poetry and articles in a wide variety of publications. He is a member of several sporting and scholarly associations.
He would welcome comment on these monographs.
BODYBUILDING: Crowood Press, 1996
VIVIEN, DUCHESS OF LEINSTER: Jak Books, 1997
DEMONS! THE DEVIL, POSSESSION AND EXORCISM: Cassel (Blandford), 1999 (May)
Graystone – the Curtis Connection: epublisher (Ablibris).
Impressment – a form of Slavery: epublisher (Ablibris).
Many poems in the literary magazines, some of which have been prize-winning.
Many articles in popular magazines such as on health, second careers, caring; educational articles in academic magazines; a series of articles (on bodybuilding, weight training) commissioned by one of the leading “physique” magazines.
Some of A.B.Finlay`s work is published material as shown above. Other items, such as studies of exorcism and white witchcraft appear now on the web. Following these is a wide-ranging selection of essays, short stories, articles, poems and plays, illustrative of A,B.Finlay`s eclectic interest in most literary forms, which may be of appeal to readers.
Comment on any of the above material would be welcome – adverse or other!