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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Finished at last! It’s been a mammoth epic but there’s a really important reason why I had to include this chain #bookshop in the #bookloversguidetobookshops which I’ll write about on my website soon. . Prints available on my Etsy shop now! #illustration #amillustrating

Finished at last! It’s been a mammoth epic but there’s a really important reason why I had to include this chain #bookshop in the #bookloversguidetobookshops which I’ll write about on my website soon. . Prints available on my Etsy shop…

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This one’s for @kavalociraptor because without her I’m not sure I would have actually have turned my #illustration dreams into practical reality. Without her @waterstones_oxford window display I would probably have never have heard of @kiran_mh’s fantastic book… #meta #amillustrating #bookloversguidetobookshops

This one’s for @kavalociraptor because without her I’m not sure I would have actually have turned my #illustration dreams into practical reality. Without her @waterstones_oxford window display I would probably have never have heard of @kiran_mh’s fantastic book… #meta #amillustrating…

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Did you know that this is the wall outside Bevington House where Louis Tumnal lives. It’s a story that opens as summer ends and then takes you through the year. #MrTumnal is the perfect story for #autumn???? . http://viewbook.at/MrTumnal . Everyone has an idea of their ideal family. Not everyone’s become real. . #amreading #books #autumnreads

Did you know that this is the wall outside Bevington House where Louis Tumnal lives. It’s a story that opens as summer ends and then takes you through the year. #MrTumnal is the perfect story for #autumn???? . http://viewbook.at/MrTumnal ….

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What are reading this #autumn????? In a story that opens as summer ends and then takes you through the year #MrTumnal is the perfect story for the season. Get the link in the bio. . Everyone has an idea of their ideal family. Not everyone’s become real. . #amreading #books #autumnreads

What are reading this #autumn????? In a story that opens as summer ends and then takes you through the year #MrTumnal is the perfect story for the season. Get the link in the bio. . Everyone has an idea of…

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@heffers_cambridge was the first *real* bookshop. I remember losing myself in the books of the children’s bookshop across the road and then losing my mum and dad in the cavernous interior of the main shop… #bookshops #bookloversguidetobookshops #illustration #amillustrating

@heffers_cambridge was the first *real* bookshop. I remember losing myself in the books of the children’s bookshop across the road and then losing my mum and dad in the cavernous interior of the main shop… #bookshops #bookloversguidetobookshops #illustration #amillustrating

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