Ian Thewlis Author Page

Ian Thewlis taught at colleges and universities in the UK, Libya and Nigeria before joining the Middle East oil industry. Arabian Night Patrol draws on his experience of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait during the first Gulf War, the genesis of Al Qaeda and the subsequent invasion of Iraq. After leaving the Arabian Gulf, Ian travelled the world as an oil industry training consultant. He returned periodically to the Gulf and also experienced the aftermath of the Soviet collapse in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Ian has written several business books but now devotes his time to writing fiction. Arabian Night Patrol is the first novel in a trilogy tracing the genesis and development of the War on Terror.
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Arabian Night Patrol

Ian Thewlis



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