Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman

About the Author


James B. Hansom, born in 1976, lives with his wife and daughter in Warwickshire, England. Writing under a pseudonym, Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman is the first published work under that name.

James champions the use of creative writing as a therapeutic way for people struggling from their past to find peace, helping first time Authors to publish and turn their experiences into a useful tool for the future.


Yours, James B. Hansom

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Front cover of Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman - Part One: Innocence

Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman is a work of fictional autobiography based in five parts. Recounting his journey over the years, from a little village in England to the deserts of the Middle East, private boarding schools to children’s care homes, world-wide trade oil tankers to a 19th Century tall ship, working as an escort to setting up an accountancy firm, James’ story is honest and compelling.

Explaining how each chapter of his life shaped him, James discusses in a frank and open manner his struggle with bipolar, and how he was able to survive an early childhood of neglect, deciding at the age of nine to take some semblance of control, to his search for a family to love.

Conversing directly with the reader, James takes you on a journey of a lifetime, initially titled ‘Extracts from a Hell of a life’, using humour and charm James is able to give an experience of joy, sorrow, heartache and hope, unique in its style and delivery.


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Part 2 ~ Innocence Lost
Front cover of Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman - Part Two: Innocence Lost
Part 3 ~ In no sense
Front cover of Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman - Part Three: In no sense
Part 4 ~ In a sense
Front cover of Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman - Part Four: In a sense
Part 5 ~ Inner sense
Front cover of Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman - Part Five: Inner sense



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