Clive Thomas, Literature


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This website brings you the opportunity to get to know Clive Thomas through his literature and other musings. Access to Clive’s complete works are available from the Bookshop, including his latest book ’39 The Ship in the Storm

As a reader, you can follow Clive’s blog where he shares his thoughts and experiences with you in a shorter, more personal way.

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Clive’s latest novel ’39 The Ship In The Storm is available for purchase now.

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Clive Thomas

The adventurous life of Mr Clive Thomas has been jam-packed with a myriad of experiences across the globe. Clive hails from the quaint town of Wellingborough, England. Despite the cheerful weather, Clive set sail for a life of exploration and adventure which finally led him to Sydney, Australia.

When Clive was not sailing the Caribbean or touring continents on two wheels, he found time to study and acquire a Bachelor of Arts, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Education. A happy work life balance allowed Clive to further his education while maintaining time for family and his many interests.

Clive has a profound ability to make the English language come alive for both children and adults alike. With over 20 years’ experience in various educational fields, Clive draws on unique life experiences to inspire the younger generations with his literature.

Books By Clive Thomas

Browse through Clive’s works inspired by his travels and adventures throughout Europe, Australia and the Caribbean.

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’39 The Ship In The Storm

Massachusetts, November 2039. During a ferocious storm, the Coast Guard is dispatched to assist a vessel on what should have been a routine rescue. Instead, they discover a ship that has not been since 1939.

With outlandish claims of a secret war-time mission, the captain and crew of HMS Aurelia are quarantined, while governments on both sides of the Atlantic determine to uncover the truth. But the truth is more bizarre and implausible than they can possibly imagine, along with a secret held since World War II.

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal is a modern interpretation of the parable of the Lost Son. Set in outback New South Wales and Kings Cross, Sydney, the story centres on Jake Hill, a young farmer with dreams of experiencing the glitz and glamour of city life. Selling up his portion of his inheritance, he heads to Sydney for the start of a new life, only to discover that along with the excitement, life in the city is full of pitfalls.

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Camp Caribbean

As a young English Teacher fresh out of college, Richard Williams is struggling in his chosen profession. Seeking adventure and escape he heads for the Caribbean as a leader on a teenage camp. Set amongst the vivid landscape of the Virgin Islands, Camp Caribbean is a humorous adventure based on the true story of one mans attempt to find meaning in life.

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Travelling Tales

Travelling Tales is a candid compilation of stories, anecdotes and adventures collected from the author’s travels around the world. Each story is honestly portrayed with humour and emotion. A great read for travellers and armchair travellers alike.


Camp Caribbean is clearly written from the heart of a passionate sailor with real firsthand experience of adventuring in the caribbean.


Travelling Tales is a humorous retelling of real adventure stories. It’s enjoyable to read and the descriptions make you feel like you are there.


The Prodigal is a classic work of Christian Fiction based on the Bibles Prodigal Son parable. The re-telling is unique to Australian culture, yet sincerely heartfelt, drawing readers closer to God.

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