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Alex Askaroff is based in Eastbourne in the South East corner of England. He has been writing for many years and although they are local stories his way with words and descriptions paint a picture of England that many adore. His style of writing has gained him a world-wide following.

Alex has American & British publishers who supply his books to all four corners of the globe. His books are now available in over 40 countries.

Alex, you write the best books ever.
 Keep it up.
 Betty L
 Croydon England.

Evocative and descriptive. Excellent writing—Professor J. Johnson.

GLORY DAYS
 BY
 ALEX ASKAROFF

 


Isaac Singer The First Capitalist
 by Alex Askaroff
No 1 New Release 2014

Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age. The story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.

One of Alex's free short stories: Ena, Wilf and the one-armed Machinist

Alex's stories are hilarious and heart warming. He has been described as one of the most successful authors to come out of Sussex for a decade and Eastbourne’s most versatile writer.

Alex Askaroff

You’ll be back for more—County Life.



Genius—Southern Counties BBC radio.




A trilogy of local gems—Aspect County Magazine.



Entrancing stories and travels around Sussex—Sussex Books.

 

 

 

 

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You may like to read some of Alex's stories before you buy one of his books. They are available on most sites like Amazon and Play.com but you can also get a personal copy directly from Alex. alexsussex@aol.com

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This may just be the best book I've ever read!
J. Vincent
 Horam UK

Have I Got A Story For You by Alex Askaroff, out Autumn 2013.

 The First Edition sold out in a flash but don't worry the revised editions are in stock now.

Random Threads Volume 1, Patches of Heaven by Alex Askaroff.


Alex,
 I love your books,
your stories they're just so beautiful and entertaining.
Vivien A, Tenerrife

Random Threads 2, Skylark Country by Alex Askaroff.

If you would like a copy, personally signed and delivered to your door, anywhere in the world, just mail: alexsussex@aol.com. We have a seven day delivery to America and Canada, two day in the U.K.

Random Threads 3, High Streets & hedgerows by Alex Askaroff.

Alex, I woke my husband at 1.30 am laughing at your latest book on Kindle. He wasn't too happy last night but I have just caught him reading it and laughing, wonderful. Iris Stock USA.


Alex Askaroff book signing at the release of Sussex Born & Bred

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Tales from The Coast by Alex Askaroff.

Alex
I have been reading your books and I wanted to tell you how much I love them. You have given me a few hours here and there that transports me to another world, of countryside, smells, views, and characters, and I just can't thank you enough. Please don't ever stop writing, I will dread the day when I run out of your stories. I just wanted to say Thank you.

Kind regards
Sharon (Walton) Heathfield

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The Millennium Special
collectors calendar

 

 

 

 

Hello Alex,

The Calendar has arrived in perfect condition. It really is a work of art to be enjoyed for all time.  The photography is superb. It really is a treasure.

Bless you in your work. Sharing your knowledge and your own fabulous collection with those of us who are interested in cherished items from Past Times.

Roisin. Ireland

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Collectors Calendar

The millennium Special


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The very special Millennium Calendar was made to celebrate the Millennium year. It is packed with  the most beautiful and rare sewing machines, with descriptions and many stories at the back. A real collectors item for any sewing enthusiast. Just 750 were printed worldwide, all individually  numbered. 

Only a handful left

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Out at last! After a four-year wait Sussex Born and Bred, Tales from the Coast by Alex Askaroff is finally available click on the picture for more information.

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Sussex Born And Bred by Alex Askaroff . Click on the book for details.

Independent review for: Sussex Born and Bred

Sitting down with Sussex Born and Bred is like spending a couple of hours at a really good pub when the local storyteller has stopped by for a pint of the local best; drink in hand, he begins to regale listeners with tales of adventures and misadventures, describing with good humor and a large measure of affection his interactions the townspeople all around. This is one of the most charming, delightful, endearing, and funny collection of anecdotes it has ever been my pleasure to read. Askaroff is an insatiable collector of stories, and as a repairman, the kind who actually makes house-calls, he has been invited into more households than the pope, and he's probably done more practical good.

Alex Askaroff gave up a safe, lucrative career to do what he loved: fixing the sewing machines still in use along the south coast of England, tending to ailing Singers, Husqvarna, Bradbury treadles, even industrial machines used by farmers for sewing leather. Many of these sewing machines are irreplaceable antiques that have been used for decades by the same family - often by the same "old dears" - Askaroff's affectionate term for some of his regular clients. With self-deprecating humor, he recounts how he has sometimes played the inadvertent fool, sometimes the hero of the moment, and how the life stories of these men and women are endlessly surprising.


If you loved the books by Gerald Durrell, from My Family and Other Animals through Fillets of Plaice, here you can discover a kindred spirit, one whose passion is for, not animals, but machines, and the people who use them with love and skill. Descriptions of locales, photographs, even original poetry grace these stories, and most of them are ideally suited to share with children and other family members.

Review by Christina Paige (Tucson, AZ)

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Corner of the Kingdom by Alex Askaroff. Click on the book for details.

Anything you need just ask: alexsussex@aol.com 

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Norman A Journey Through Time By Alex Askaroff. Click on the book for details and reviews.


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Have I Got A Story For You, Book 8 by Alex Askaroff. Click on the book for details.

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Biography Alex Askaroff

Any more information needed? Mail: alexsussex@aol.com

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Most of us know the name Singer but few are aware of his amazing life story, his rags to riches journey from a little runaway to one of the richest men of his age. The story of Isaac Merritt Singer will blow your mind, his wives and lovers his castles and palaces all built on the back of one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. For the first time the most complete story of a forgotten giant is brought to you by Alex Askaroff.

GLORY DAYS
 BY
 ALEX ASKAROFF

See Alex Askaroff on Youtube, brace yourself!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-NVWFkm0sA&list=UL

             

 

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