John Tyrrell

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Gender MALE
Occupation Retired
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Introduction East Anglian melancholic, long exiled in Manchester.
Interests Gardening, theatre, biography, wine, investment, Napoleon, St. Helena, Ipswich Town
Favorite Movies Death in Venice, Paris Texas, Man of Flowers, Babette's Feast, Sideways
Favorite Music Johnny Cash, Iris DeMent, Queen, Bob Dylan, Sibelius, Mahler, Elgar, Verdi, Puccini
Favorite Books Boswell's life of Johnson, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, John Berger:Ways of Seeing, Austerlitz, The Rings of Saturn, The Dark Room at Longwood, Alexander Child of a Dream, Francis Wheen: Karl Marx, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, The Black Swan, Churchill:My Early Life, Tom Jones, Candide, Madame Bovary, The Dig, Brideshead Revisited, Sophie's World, The Great Gatsby