Piers Torday will discuss finishing his father’s final book, The Death of an Owl.
The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers
Hexham Book Festival 2016
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 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 »
Country Life highly recommends “Charlie Summers”
Country Life gives “Charlie Summers” a rave review.