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L. F. Gearon

Liam Francis Gearon is a Fellow of Harris Manchester College, and Associate Professor in the Department of Education, University of Oxford. He is also Conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He formerly held professorships at the University of Roehampton and the University of Plymouth, and the post of Adjunct Professor at the Australian Catholic University. He has received research funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, the Canadian High Commission, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Leverhulme Trust, the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain and the Society for Educational Studies.

With a doctorate in English Literature, he has published in a range of academic fields, including literature, philosophy and the study of religion. With specialist research interests on the relationship between universities and the security and intelligence agencies, in 2017, he convened a major Colloquium on Universities, Security and Intelligence Studies, at Oriel College, University of Oxford. A graduate of the Curtis Brown novel-writing course, he is a member of the Royal Society of Literature and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Eleven Notebooks is his first novel.


  • Eleven Notebooks


    It is twenty years since Thomas Coverack has worked for British Intelligence - but you never really stop working for them, do you?

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