Review: “Life in a Grain of Sand” by Geoff Le Pard

How can I not pass this on, the first review of my new anthology. Christoph Fischer has done me a great compliment here.

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life-in-a-grain-finalA superbly written short story collection. Definitely a mixed bag in terms of subjects and style, yet, the great title gives away what glues them together so well: the multi-facetted variations of life.
Genre transcending these stories are well chosen snippets of life that can be found in every grain. Skillfully set up situations and characters – not an easy undertaking in the short space of 1667 words, there are many memorable and likable characters to find.
The stories can be poignant or amusing but they are always thoughtful or thought provoking and display a sensitivity and a understanding of the human psyche.
A very accomplished book that makes me look forward to the author’s novels.
Highly recommended.

About Life in a Grain of Sand.

These 30 short stories are a mixture of genres and points of view: they cover horror, espionage, through thrillers, humour, romance and MG.

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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 three books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars and Salisbury Square. In addition I published an anthology of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand this summer. A fourth book will be out soon. This started life as a novel in a week on this blog and will follow later this year. I blog about all sorts at geofflepard.com and welcome all comments. 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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15 Responses to Review: “Life in a Grain of Sand” by Geoff Le Pard

  1. Congratulations. Well deserved, Geoff

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  2. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

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  3. Mick Canning says:

    Congrats, Geoff!

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  4. That’s wonderful. Congrats! πŸ™‚ Look forward to reading.

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  5. esthernewton says:

    A great review – and very well deserved πŸ™‚

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  6. Ritu says:

    A truly well deserved review Geoffles! I loved the stories in their original state, and I look forward to the compilation as a whole, to be read again soon! It is on my Kindle waiting for me!!!

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  7. Excellent review Geoff well done. πŸ™‚

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  8. willowdot21 says:

    Congratulations Geoff well done!!

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  9. Norah says:

    Awesome, Geoff. Well done! I’m certain it’s a great read!

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  10. Helen Jones says:

    Nice review, Geoff! Congratulations πŸ™‚

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