David Lake has a background in both Scientific research and the Music Industry. Both these elements are present in Tears Of Glass and are interwoven within the narrative.
He was the marketing manager for Virgin in the seventies and also contributed to the live music scene in the UK, promoting major artists including Vangelis at the Royal Albert Hall and Tangerine Dream at Coventry, Liverpool and Yorkminster Cathedrals.
Rock concerts in a Cathedral was a first for the UK and Tears of Glass is also a first.
'The World's First Interactive Book' - Publishing News. The eBook contains a link to blusey ballads by Paul Millns, a Bafta winning songwriter with covers by Elkie Brooks and Bonnie Tyler.
The music can be accessed, even though the reading device may not have this function.
The songs are an integral part of the narrative and are a device to draw the reader into the emotional situation of the main characters.
Lake has produced many music videos as well as a number of TV specials. A short cinematic piece went out with a Bond movie in the UK and the visual quality of Tears of Glass excited film directors such as Irvin Kershner, Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back, to write
' I WANT TO MAKE THIS MOVIE '
A must for anyone's collection.