Frank Kelly has lost everything - the result of committing what he believed to be the perfect crime - and for years now, he has been living in the shadows of decent society, hiding from his past.
But Frank's past is about to catch up with him.
And when it does, so begins his chronicle.
As Frank recounts the twists and turns in his life since the fateful day in 2013 when he concocted a plan to steal a rare and valuable Charles Dickens' publication from the British Library, he takes us with him on a gripping journey from London to Ireland and back again, and reveals why he is the undoubted
Author of His Own Misfortune.
ISBN : 978-1-80074-051-8
Pages : 304
Size : 205x140
Imprint : Olympia Publishers
John Conlon lives in Milford, County Armagh with his wife and two daughters. He was born in Edgware, Middlesex and lived in north-west London until 2005. A qualified librarian, John previously worked at British Library Newspapers in Colindale and he now works for Libraries NI. Literature and writing have always been close to John's heart, and Author of His Own Misfortune is his first published novel.