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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It’s going to be a scorcher of a weekend and clearly #toohot to do anything but read. Here’s three that you could try and they even appeal to people who don’t usually like magic realism and fantasy – link in the bio. . What are you reading? . #books #amreading #SummerReading #summerreads #bookrecommendations #fantasy #magicrealism

It’s going to be a scorcher of a weekend and clearly #toohot to do anything but read. Here’s three that you could try and they even appeal to people who don’t usually like magic realism and fantasy – link in…

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The Aldeburgh Bookshop is another fine indie that it’s hard to walk out from without having been relieved of some cash… ???????? . #bookshops #bookshopsofinstagram #illustration #amillustrating #bookloversguidetobookshops

The Aldeburgh Bookshop is another fine indie that it’s hard to walk out from without having been relieved of some cash… ???????? . #bookshops #bookshopsofinstagram #illustration #amillustrating #bookloversguidetobookshops

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My local #indiebookshop just moved to a premises and I’m going to look forward to it filling up with more stock. Lots of books please! Books upon books, tables next to tables, I want to be able able to not move for books… . #bookshops #bookshopsofinstagram #illustration #amillustrating #illustratorsofinstagram #bookloversguidetobookshops @colesbooksbicester

My local #indiebookshop just moved to a premises and I’m going to look forward to it filling up with more stock. Lots of books please! Books upon books, tables next to tables, I want to be able able to not…

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Saturday night sketching… seeing if I can finish off my #illustration of the new @colesbooksbicester which I visited today and purchased the new @echealey… . #amillustrating #books???? #bookshopsofinstagram #bookshops #bookloversguidetobookshops

Saturday night sketching… seeing if I can finish off my #illustration of the new @colesbooksbicester which I visited today and purchased the new @echealey… . #amillustrating #books???? #bookshopsofinstagram #bookshops #bookloversguidetobookshops

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