Sean Gabb is the author of more than forty books and around a thousand essays and newspaper articles. He also appears on radio and television, and is a notable speaker at conferences and literary festivals in Britain, America, Europe and Asia.
Under the name Richard Blake, he has written eight historical novels for Hodder & Stoughton. These have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Greek, Slovak, Hungarian, Chinese and Indonesian. They have been praised by both The Daily Telegraph and The Morning Star. He has produced three further historical novels for Endeavour Press, and has written two horror novels for Caffeine Nights.
Under his own name, he has written four novels. His other books are mainly about culture and politics.
He also teaches, mostly at university level, though sometimes in schools and sixth form colleges. His subjects include: Latin, Greek, Classics, History, Law, and Economics. His first degree was in History. His PhD is in English History. He is currently Director of the School of Ancient Studies.
He lives in Kent with his wife and daughter.
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The General Election: Authoritarian Hag v Fenian Scumbag (2017), by Sean GabbThe General Election: Authoritarian Hag v Fenian Scumbag by Sean Gabb 26th May 2017 For the avoidance of doubt, I still intend to vote Conservative in this dreadful election. And, if Labour seems to be catching up in the opinion polls, so, I suspect, will enough people to give the Conservatives a decent majority. The… READ MORE
In Limited Praise of Charlie Elphicke (2017), by Sean GabbIn Limited Praise of Charlie Elphicke by Sean Gabb 19th May 2017 Last Sunday, my daughter assisting, I delivered about three hundred leaflets in North Deal for Charlie Elphicke, my Conservative candidate in the General Election. This was the first time in thirty years I had lifted a finger for the Conservative Party. I explained… READ MORE
The Council House Smoking Ban (2017), by Sean GabbThe Council House Smoking Ban by Sean Gabb (8th May 2017) I used to do a lot of radio and television. In the past few years, I have largely given up. The BBC no longer pays for appearances, instead expecting its contributors to drive to London or to remote studios for the love of being… READ MORE
A Few Words on the General Election (2017), by Sean GabbA Few Words on the General Election by Sean Gabb (29th April 2017) Unless I fall under a bus before polling day, this will be the tenth General Election in which I have voted. It may be long-term electoral fatigue that leaves me so unexcited by and uninterested in the process. Or it may be… READ MORE
Donald Trump and the Nature of Victory, Sean Gabb (2017)With a Bound, He was Free? Donald Trump and the Nature of Victory by Sean Gabb (13th April 2017) Since I am pushing myself into a debate between foreigners, I must begin by explaining myself. I am not an American, and do not wish to be one. I do not live in America, and do… READ MORE
Terrorism and the Ethics of Collective Punishment (2017), by Sean GabbTerrorism and the Ethics of Collective Punishment by Sean Gabb (23rd March 2017) Outraged by yesterday’s terrorist attack in London, one of my Facebook friends has posted this: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The way to deal with Islamic terrorism is mercilessly. You must not be squeamish about liberal use of… READ MORE
On Living in a Moral Sewer (2017), Sean GabbOn Living in a Moral Sewer Sean Gabb (9th January 2017) Just over two months ago, I was interviewed by The Daily Mail. Let me give the facts of the story that I was told. Kelly Jarvis was a police officer in the North of England. In 2013, she took a personal dislike to Fiona… READ MORE
A Christmas Message for 2016At home in Deal, Dr Gabb, dressed in twinset and pearls, sits with Christmas tree in background. At this time of year, few sights evoke more feelings of cheer and goodwill than the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree. For myself, the tree behind me takes me back to the Christmas of 1993, when my… READ MORE
La politique britannique: attendre la révolution (2016), by Sean GabbLa politique britannique: attendre la révolution Par Sean Gabb (15 Décembre 2016) Je ne suis pas un oracle politique. Je suis occupé. J'ai deux livres à terminer. Si l'enseignement du grec et du latin n'est pas en soi difficile, le sens des nouveaux niveaux A est difficile. Par conséquent, j'ai ignoré les demandes de commentaires sur le désordre continu de notre… READ MORE
British Politics: Waiting for the Revolution (2016), by Sean GabbBritish Politics: Waiting for the Revolution By Sean Gabb (Published by Katehon, 15th December 2016) I am no political oracle. I am busy. I have two books to finish. If teaching Greek and Latin is not in itself difficult, making sense of the new A Levels is difficult. Therefore, I have ignored requests to comment… READ MORE