Barnaby's Shorts (Volume One)

Rated 4.80/5 based on 6 reviews
Ten short stories, including The Monkey Faced Boy, The Holey Oak, The Accidental Bank Job,The Horse that ran with the Wind and others. A mixed bag of tales ideal for reading on a plane or in a train. Gentle humour, a touch or sci fi, and a twist at the end.
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Words: 31,720
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476274652
About Barnaby Wilde

Barnaby Wilde is the pen name of Tim Fisher.
Tim was born in 1947 in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, but grew up and was educated in the West Country. He graduated with a Physics degree in 1969 and worked in manufacturing and quality control for a multinational photographic company for 30 years before taking an early retirement to pursue other interests. He has two grown up children and currently lives happily in Devon.

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Review by: Kevin A. Lyons on May 02, 2016 :
I'm going to give this book 5 stars. There were a couple of stories that might have gotten "only" 4 stars on their own, but they're outnumbered. All of these stories involve odd situations, unique characters, and an ending that takes a bit of a twist. And sometimes that twist runs right out through left field and into the Twilight Zone. A great way to pass some time!
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Review by: Tracey Howard on Oct. 30, 2014 :
As usual, Barnaby Wilde offers up a great selection of stories with unique perspectives, humor, and more than the occasional twist. Well worth the read!
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Review by: dj mcpherson on May 17, 2013 : (no rating)
I just finished book four and had to write a review. These stories are very unique and well written. You will keep coming back for more!
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Review by: Elizabeth Rowan Keith on Dec. 07, 2012 :
These are not the first stories I've read by Barnaby Wilde. They will not be the last. Each one has been a pleasure. Once I began this collection I did not want to stop. Highly enjoyable. Highly recommended.
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Review by: Emma Laybourn on July 27, 2012 :
These good-natured, discursive stories are sometimes a little slow to get going, but contain some really inventive ideas. I especially enjoyed "Benny" and "Onwards and Upwards."
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Gary Weston on July 22, 2012 :
I enjoyed the diversity of these amusing stories. Wilde is always a good read.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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