Rupert Matthews
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Rupert Matthews

Rupert has written over 170 books, appearing on television and radio as a presenter and consultant. These have mostly been on history or military subjects, though in recent years he has been writing about ghosts, cryptozoology, UFOs and other paranormal subjects.

Rupert twitters under the name of "rupertmatthews" and has a page on FaceBook as "Rupert Matthews".

Rupert blogs about history at http://thehistorymanatlarge.blogspot.com/
and about ghosts, UFOs, unknown animals and other aspects of the unexplained at http://ghosthunteratlarge.blogspot.com/

Rupert was born in Dorking, England, in 1961 and was educated at his local Church of England junior school, then at his local grammar school. He later took up a career in publishing as an editor and writer. He went freelance in 1988 and since then has worked mostly as a writer, columnist and tv presenter. Rupert has established himself as a leading speaker to lunches and dinners, speaking on subjects as varied as RAF Bomber Command at War; Your Local Ghosts; How Medieval women led society; How the publishing industry works; The Arrowstorm; The Yeti is real!; The real King Arthur; and the biography of Father Christmas.

He now lives in Surrey, England, with his wife and daughter.

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    • Bigfoot

    • True-Life Encounters with Legendary Ape-Men
    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The idea that monstrous man-apes lurk in the remote forests and high mountain valleys of the world is an enduring and popular one....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read

    • By Pat on 11-02-17
    • True-Life Encounters with Legendary Ape-Men
    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 12-20-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 74 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stalingrad

    • The Battle That Shattered Hitler's Dream of World Domination
    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Dugald Bruce Lockhart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    The bitter Battle of Stalingrad on the Eastern Front was the turning point of World War II....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Alien Encounters

    • True-Life Stories of Aliens, UFOs and Other Extra-Terrestrial Phenomena
    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Bill Roberts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    In this compelling examination, author Rupert Matthews looks afresh at key episodes of alien activity on earth, and sheds light on the many mysterious phenomena associated with it....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • would be a good audio book

    • By Prevailer on 03-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Jack the Ripper's Streets of Terror

    • Life During the Reign of Victorian London's Most Brutal Killer
    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Phil Fox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The shocking murders carried out by an unknown serial killer in London's East End during the autumn of 1888, haunted the public imagination at the time....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • re: a rousing good yarn

    • By Don S Miller on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Titanic

    • By: Rupert Matthews
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The sinking of the Titanic on her maiden voyage in 1912 is one of the most dramatic stories in maritime history....

    Regular price: $19.95

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