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17th July 2009, 11:23am
Author to deliver guest lecture in home city
Derek Crothall Building, Hull Hull-born author Brian Phillipson will deliver a free talk about his latest book and his writing career on 30 July at the University of Lincoln’s Hull campus.

Mr Phillipson, author of Thor’s Hammer and Pharoah’s Treasure, is currently working on his third novel, Ares Rising.

The event, which is free to attend for pre-registered guests, is part of the Hull Academy series.

Mr Phillipson’s first novel, Thor’s Hammer, was published in 2006 and focuses on the British military’s attempts to prevent a revolutionary weapons system being turned against the UK.

His second novel, Pharoah’s Treasure, was published two years later and was shortlisted at the USA Book News Best Book of the Year awards.

Ares Rising, Mr Phillipson’s third book, links some of the world’s best known conspiracy theories into a contemporary plot. It is due to be published in summer 2010.

Mr Phillipson was born in Hull and currently lives in Woodmansey. He works for East Riding of Yorkshire Council as a Senior Project Manager.

The lecture takes place on 30 July 2009 in the Derek Crothall Building, George Street, Hull. Registration starts at 5pm with the lecture at 5.30pm. Refreshments will be served.

To register for a place, phone the University of Lincoln Events Team on 01522 837100 or email All attendees must register as places are limited.

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