Mr Tumnal

Everyone has an idea of their ideal family. Not everyone’s become real

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About me

A little bit about T E Shepherd

T E Shepherd is the author of magic realism stories set in our, or closely-related, worlds. His debut novel, The End Of All Worlds, was released in 2012. His second novel, and the first in the Imaginary Friends trilogy, Mr Tumnal, was published in 2014. The second instalment, The Imaginary Wife will be launched in April 2018 at the 4th Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival. Summers In Winter, launched Summer 2015, is a companion piece to the Imaginary Friends series, and available for free by signing up to his newsletter. You can find out about upcoming releases by following on Twitter, liking on Facebook, or by joining the mailing list.

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  The Imaginary Wife

The Imaginary Wife

How would you feel if you discovered you were the imaginary creation of your best friend?

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Don’t be left Home Alone on 15 December, have yourself a very English Christmas Carol when you take a Sleigh Ride to the Greatest Showman of the 🥇 @abingdonconcertband https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-abingdon-christmas-carol-tickets-51945086151 #Christmas #windband #concert 🎼🎶🎺📯🎷

Don’t be left Home Alone on 15 December, have yourself a very English Christmas Carol when you take a Sleigh Ride to the Greatest Showman of the 🥇 @abingdonconcertband https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-abingdon-christmas-carol-tickets-51945086151 #Christmas #windband #concert 🎼🎶🎺📯🎷

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Might be late to the #greatestshowman🎩 party but better late than never (especially as I’ll be playing music from it in the @abingdonconcertband Christmas concert in a couple of weeks and @vnemma will be singing bits from it in a @rockchoir workshop)

Might be late to the #greatestshowman🎩 party but better late than never (especially as I’ll be playing music from it in the @abingdonconcertband Christmas concert in a couple of weeks and @vnemma will be singing bits from it in a…

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40 years in the future with wireless communications and electricity subject to frequent outages and unreliable we will have to once again seek out the red telephone boxes and find libraries to access the internet…. #amwriting #Book3 #MrTumnal #ForgottenFriends

40 years in the future with wireless communications and electricity subject to frequent outages and unreliable we will have to once again seek out the red telephone boxes and find libraries to access the internet…. #amwriting #Book3 #MrTumnal #ForgottenFriends

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A book of magic with twists and turns aplenty

A book of magic with twists and turns aplenty

A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison is perhaps best known for her award-winning 13 Treasures books with their dark elves and fairy magic, but beyond that world she has also gone spooky with (the maybe too-often overlooked) Unrest and her last, and delivered…

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Oxford’s @bodleianlibs play an intricate part in Book 3 of my #ImaginaryFriends trilogy. Expect more literary and musical references in #ForgottenFriends as the story leaps forward 40 years to a world we are just now beginning to get an inkling of… #MrTumnal #amwriting

Oxford’s @bodleianlibs play an intricate part in Book 3 of my #ImaginaryFriends trilogy. Expect more literary and musical references in #ForgottenFriends as the story leaps forward 40 years to a world we are just now beginning to get an inkling…

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