THE LEPRECHAUN AND THE BOOTLACE
OR HOW MY GRANDFATHER GOT TO AUSTRALIA
“The leprechaun and the bootlace” by Dave Freer Copyright 2011.
Smashwords Edition. Electronic edition published by Dave Freer, December 2011.
All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction, in whole or in part in any form. This short story is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
About the author : Dave Freer is the author or co-author of some 17 novels (hard to keep track) including SLOW TRAIN TO ARCTURUS, which was listed as a Wall Street Journal sf bestseller. Various other books have been on Locus bestseller lists. He is also the author of a large number of shorter works. For a complete list and work which for contractual reasons will be available nowhere else see http://davefreer.com/ . He lives on a remote island off the coast of Australia. For more about this and links to other sites see his Smashwords Author’s page.