During WW2 Gerry Wells crewed a Sherman tank of the Sherwood Ranges Yeomanry, a part of the 8th armoured Brigade, in Operation Overlord - from which experience as a young man comes Kicking The Hornets’ Nest. Since those soldiering days he has farmed, studied at university and latterly was a College lecturer in English Literature. As a writer he has published his fiction, non-fiction and poetry in a wide range of periodicals both in the UK and abroad, and his work has featured in BBC Radio programmes and in local radio.

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Also by Gerry Wells: GROWING UP IN SUSSEX – FROM SCHOOLBOY TO SOLDIER. The History Press. ISBN: 978-0-7524-4967-8. WAR GAMES Menin House Publishers (an imprint of Tommies Guides). ISBN: 978-0-956342b-0-8-3 Of WAR GAMES: “The stories are vivid and come to a satisfying ending while making you want to read on to the next one. The book is like a concentrated memoir.” The West Australian. NEW! Review of 'Kicking the Hornets' Nest' at bookbag: http://www.thebookbag.co.uk/reviews/index.php?title=Kicking_the_Hornets%27_Nest_by_Gerry_Wells "Thought provoking and elegant." - Sue Magee (of bookbag)