Hexham Book Festival 2016

Hexham Book Festival - Piers Torday discusses Death of an Owl

Piers Torday discusses finishing his late father Paul Torday’s novel, The Death of an Owl. Chaired by Lynn Curtis.

A new short story from Paul Torday

The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers by Paul Torday book Cover

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 »