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The Insidious Vine Trilogy
Paul Ogden

Writer. Author. Musician. Composer

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'Belief is only limited by imagination' 

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Paul is a writer, musician, and composer with a keen interest in psychology and philosophy.  He is also a business and voice coach specialising in the way people interact with each other from day to day. He is a practitioner of Conscious Body Awareness - a form of 'mindfulness' - which forms the basis of his work with others and features within his writing. He is influenced by the 'Work' of G.I. Gurdjiefff and the 'Method' of Dr Moshe Feldenkrais.

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The Insidious Vine

October 26th, 2019

The Insidious Vine is the first novel from the Insidious Trilogy. If you like your reading matter to be dystopian and to leave you with questions this is the book to do it.  The book explores perspectives of truth through the tales of ordinary people - like you and me. A wyrd tapestry of normality where one person is intrinsically linked with another to reveal an underlying fable of reality. Disturbing yet oddly humorous.

"The way this book holds up a mirror to my own life, sometimes quite painfully, makes for not just a good, but a truly extra-ordinary piece of literature. I have rarely come across something as beautiful and unsettling as this.'

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The Insidious Sign

23rd July 2021

The anticipated sequel to ‘The Insidious Vine’ explores how meaning is distorted and truth stagnates with rigidity - The Trilogy continues in its dystopian wyrdness.

“There are many truths seeking to reveal the ‘meaning of life’ which, when examined in the cold light of day, lose their essential essence because of the inevitable decay brought about by an insatiable need to rationalise them. The Insidious Sign is the embodiment of one such truth - a symbol of sentient design created to guide the life of others through the representation of divine purpose.” - The Archetypes.

“In this new novel Paul manages to make the mundane aspects of life interesting in a very peculiar and almost sinister fashion - a fascinating well written piece of literature which will leave you asking questions.”

“Paul’s ability to draw the reader into the world of that peculiar species known as the human, together with all its intricate psychological characteristics, in such a creative, disturbing and humorous way, is an absolute delight!”

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The Music/Audio Album

The Insidious Vine is also available as an audio album with a full musical score composed and performed by Paul. It is a unique concept, the music and narration merge as one - NOTE, it is not the usual style audio book. 

While the Covid-19 crisis is in town we have decided to make the whole album available as a stream from this website. Alternatively download the whole album from this website or follow one of the links below.

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“For what is truth but the point from which you choose to view the universe.”

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