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 so, so simple and understated and yet so incredibly brilliant. The way that #EdwardArdizzone captures the expressions and personalities of people in a few sparse lines. It’s something I strive for.. #TheYoungArdizzone #AnAutobiographicalFragment #amreading @allthingsardizzone

It’s so, so simple and understated and yet so incredibly brilliant. The way that #EdwardArdizzone captures the expressions and personalities of people in a few sparse lines. It’s something I strive for.. #TheYoungArdizzone #AnAutobiographicalFragment #amreading @allthingsardizzone

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This is so sad. Horrible, horrible news. I really hope that it was deceased or dying or this is murder of Morse proportions… . #Repost @weloveoxford • • • • • The tree that announced spring in Oxford has gone. I can’t believe it. 😔 #universitychurchofstmarythevirgin #stmaryspassage #oxford #pinktree

This is so sad. Horrible, horrible news. I really hope that it was deceased or dying or this is murder of Morse proportions… . #Repost @weloveoxford • • • • • The tree that announced spring in Oxford has gone….

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This book should have been called P is Ptarmigan but in all other respects its perfect. Thank you @vnemma for encouraging my weird brain and Lucy Titley for finding it! #amreading #theworstalphabetbookever #Pisforpterodactyl

This book should have been called P is Ptarmigan but in all other respects its perfect. Thank you @vnemma for encouraging my weird brain and Lucy Titley for finding it! #amreading #theworstalphabetbookever #Pisforpterodactyl

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