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Gregory David Roberts (GDR), is an author, songwriter, composer and artist. He’s best known for his critically acclaimed best-selling novel Shantaram, which has sold over 6 million copies and was hailed “a masterpiece” by critics. It has been translated into 41 languages and is sold in over 116 countries. In 2014, GDR retired from public life to write The Spiritual Path, work on musical projects and spend time with his family. The follow-up novel The Mountain Shadow was released in 2015. Currently, a TV series based on Shantaram and The Mountain Shadow, is in production by Apple TV +, Paramount TV and Anonymous Content, starring Charlie Hunnam as the lead. In 2021, GDR published his first non-fiction book, The Spiritual Path, which takes us on a gripping personal journey of wonder and insight into science, belief, faith and devotion where Roberts describes the step-by-step path he followed in search of spiritual connection. GDR fulfilled a life-long held ambition to write and record music with the release of his debut album Love&Faith in 2020. The album is co-produced by GDR and Dale ‘Dizzle’ Virgo (Drake/ Rihanna/Florence + The Machine/ Kendrick Lamar) and was recorded at Geejam Studios, Jamaica. 2021, saw GDR expand his music repertoire with the release of his first solo instrumental album Deep Cowboy.