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Sheers, Owen

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

(1974-    ) Fiji-born poet and author, in Wales from early childhood; his Hitler Wins tale, Resistance (2007), filmed as Resistance (2011), depicts life in a hidden part of Wales near Abergavenny after the Allies' failure of D-Day has been followed by a German Invasion of England. The tale focuses on both the men who leave to join a secret resistance movement and upon the women they leave behind, who must attempt to survive the coming tyranny. [JC]

Owen Sheers

born Suva, Fiji: 20 September 1974



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