Bestselling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Paul Torday, talks about the inspiration behind his latest novel, Light Shining in the Forest.
LAST summer was a summer of blubbing: the Olympics, the tennis and so on. As a nation, we never used to blub, did we? Roy of the Rovers never blubbed after a football game; Dan Dare didn’t blub either, so far as I remember. Now blubbing is part of our daily life, like man hugs…. Read more »
The Daily Mail has given The Legacy of Hartlepool Hall a rave review – read it in full here.
Next Thursday 8 December sees the publication of Breakfast at the Hotel Deja Vu by Paul Torday. This exciting new novella is only available as an eBook, for the princely sum of just 99p, and we’re giving you the opportunity to read the opening here.
An exclusive short story, ‘The Eyes Have It’, which introduces John Gaunt, a character from Paul Torday’s More Than You Can Say.
Harry Ritchie reviews More Than You Can Say for The Guardian.
THE CHRISTENING At the time of this story, in 1970, Ned Summers was the senior clerk in the Accounts section of the Abandoned Vehicles Department at Middlesbrough Town Council. He had a son, Charlie, born shortly before the sad death of his wife eighteen months previously. Since his wife’s death he had buried himself in… Read more »
Julian Fellowes, writer of “Downton Abbey” has written a screenplay of “Girl on the Landing” for producer Robert Jones (The Usual Suspects).
Country Life gives “Charlie Summers” a rave review.
The Independent review of “The Irresistible Inheritance of Wilberforce” describes it as “well worth sampling.”