Robert Lewis is from the Black Mountains, in the Brecon Beacons. He has been a silver service waiter, painter, barman, secretary, bookkeeper, salesman, banker, shop assistant, web editor, yardcat, helpdesk staffer, storesman, high-voltage cabler, data-entry clerk, housing officer, mailboy, audit junior, welders assistant, betting shop counterman, and unemployed.
He is a graduate of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. THE LAST LLANELLI TRAIN, his first novel, was nominated for the 2006 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. His second and third novels, SWANSEA TERMINAL and BANK OF THE BLACK SHEEP, were published by Serpent’s Tail. Robert is also the author of DARK ACTORS, a non-fiction book about the life and times of Dr David Kelly, the government advisor on biological weapons, published by Simon & Schuster in July 2013.
‘Frankly, a betting slip written by Lewis would be worth reading.’ Sunday Express
‘Without doubt, a writer of immense promise.’ — New Welsh Review