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The Buddha, Geoff and Me

Over 100,000 copies sold

‘Compulsive… has that strange, casual energy of an unpredicted bestseller.’
Daily Express

What Do Buddhists Believe?

Tony Morris explores Buddhism’s appeal, and gives an acute insight into its essential beliefs

Bouddha, Geoff et Moi

The French edition of Edward Canfor-Dumas’ best-selling novel about Buddhism. 

‘Comment ca marche, ce fichu truc qu’on appelle la vie . . .’

Meet the authors

A graduate of New College, Oxford, Edward Canfor-Dumas has authored two best-selling books on Buddhism: The Buddha in Daily Life (with Richard Causton, 1988) and The Buddha, Geoff and Me (2005) – both of which are still in print. In 2014 he published the follow-up to his 2005 novel with Bodhisattva Blues.

He has also written numerous scripts for UK television. His award-winning credits include the worldwide BBC hits Pompeii: The Last Day (nominated for two British Academy of Film and Television Awards) and Supervolcano

Alongside his writing, Edward is very active in the promotion of nonviolent approaches to the management of conflict. He took the lead role in founding the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues in 2006, co-founded the conflict management consultancy Engi in 2011 and is a member of the UK Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategy Forum.

Edward is currently co-leading an international military initiative called ‘Understand to Prevent’, which involves a number of NATO member states and is developing practical ways for armed forces to contribute to the prevention of violent conflict.

 

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