Letter L The April A to Z Blogging Challenge #AtoZChallenge

Can’t resist passing this on. Luccia Gray has kindly included my book in her A to Z author challenge and said some incredibly nice things about my book. Please do have a look at her other authors – I’ve already picked up three more excellent looking reads from her other authors to date.

Rereading Jane Eyre

April Author Spotlight 2015

Letter ‘L’ is for Geoff Le Pard author of Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle


Why do I recommend Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle?

I’ve been waiting to read a book like Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle for almost twenty years, or perhaps longer. How to describe Geoff Le Pard’s sense of humour is not an easy task. It reminds me of Townseand’s Adrian Mole, and yet it’s more sophisticated and complex, more like Green’s Travels With My Aunt, but more bawdy, although certain moments, especially the slapstick final scenes remind me of Monty Python’s Life of Brian, ‘Free Brian’, Dear God, I cried, ‘Free Harold!’ Unique.

Harold Spittle’s first person narration of his unforgettable summer holidays is hilarious. I’m still in stitches after reading about his eccentric family, friends, co-workers, neighbours, and vicious cat, causing havoc throughout the chaotic weeks, while…

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About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published two anthologies of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand and Life in a Flash. More will appear soon, including a memoir of my mother's last years. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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3 Responses to Letter L The April A to Z Blogging Challenge #AtoZChallenge

  1. noelleg44 says:

    I’ve been enjoying them, too!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. lucciagray says:

    Thanks for reblogging, Geoff. It’s a pleasure and an honour to host so many talented, brave, and often debut and indie authors 🙂 Noelle ‘ s turn tomorrow!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Autism Mom says:

    Fantastic! I am so pleased for you that your book is getting so much attention! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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