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Howard Kaplan - Author of "The Damascus Cover", Made Into A Feature Film Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyer And Sir John Hurt. His Newest Novel Is "The Syrian Sunset"

Howard Kaplan - Author of "The Damascus Cover", Made Into A Feature Film Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyer And Sir John Hurt. His Newest Novel Is "The Syrian Sunset"

Update: 2023-05-11
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Howard Kaplan is the author of 6 books including “The Damascus Cover” which was made into a feature film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyer and Sir John Hurt in his final film role. Howard talks about how it took 10 years to make the film. His newest novel, “The Syrian Sunset”, is a gripping thriller about the Syrian war and how that tragedy ultimately led to Putin’s war in Ukraine. A fascinating discussion about Syria, movies, dictators and Ukraine!

My featured song is “Out Of Tahini’” from the album Play by my band, Project Grand Slam. Spotify link.

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Howard and I discuss the following:

  • The saga behind the making of the “Damascus Cover” movie
  • 10 years for the director to raise the money
  • Secured John Rhys Meyer and Sir John Hurt
  • Tax deal in Malta
  • Movie shot in Morocco
  • Director - Daniel Berk
  • John Hurt’s last role
  • His new novel “Syrian Sunset”
  • Russian oligarch
  • West allowed Assad to remain in power after crossing Red Line
  • Encouraged Putin to invade Ukraine

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“BOBBY M AND THE PAISLEY PARADE” is Robert’s latest album. Featuring 10 songs and guest appearances by John Helliwell (Supertramp), Tony Carey (Rainbow) and international sitar sensation Deobrat Mishra. Produced by Tony Carey. Called "ALBUM OF THE YEAR!" by Indie Shark and “One of the great rock sets of the year!” by Big Celebrity Buzz. 
"Catchy and engaging with great tunes!" - Steve Hackett (Genesis)
"This album has life and soul!" - John Helliwell (Supertramp)
"Bobby M rocks!" - Gary Puckett (Union Gap)
"Nice cool bluesy album!" - Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds)
"Robert really really really rocks!" - Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul & Mary)
"Great songs. Great performances. It's a smash!" - David Libert (The Happenings)
Click here for all streaming links. Download here.

 

Audio production:
Jimmy Ravenscroft
Kymera Films

 

Connect with Howard at:
www.howardkaplanbooks.com

 

Connect with the Follow Your Dream Podcast:

Website - www.followyourdreampodcast.com
Email Robert - robert@followyourdreampodcast.com

 

Follow Robert’s band, Project Grand Slam, and his music:

Website - www.projectgrandslam.com
PGS Store - www.thePGSstore.com
YouTube
Facebook - www.facebook.com/projectgrandslam
Spotify Music
Apple Music
Email - pgs@projectgrandslam.com

 

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Howard Kaplan - Author of "The Damascus Cover", Made Into A Feature Film Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyer And Sir John Hurt. His Newest Novel Is "The Syrian Sunset"

Howard Kaplan - Author of "The Damascus Cover", Made Into A Feature Film Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyer And Sir John Hurt. His Newest Novel Is "The Syrian Sunset"

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