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A Song for Barnaby Jones

Reggie Oliver, Anna Taborska

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Status in production
Release Date Autumn 2021
Limitation 199 copies
Size 21 × 29 cm
Pages 28
ISBN 978-3-949341-20-5
Edition numbered edition
Workmanship Black-and-white-printed numbered hardcover of the same size of “The Hauntings at Tankerton Park” with red endpapers.

Content

“Barnaby Jones was a good man. A gentle man. A lonely man. Providence had not given him a pretty face, nor a witty turn of phrase. He
went about his business calmly, with no fuss, with a quiet determination common to those who have learnt to expect neither support nor approval from the outside world. Nobody cared about Barnaby Jones.
Barnaby left school with reasonable grades. He took up work at the local post office, sorting other people’s mail. He looked in wonder at the colourful postcards from far-away places. Barnaby never got any mail of his own.”

About Reggie Oliver

Reggie Oliver is a man of many talents. He has worked as an actor, a director and a playwright; he adapted Feydeau's plays for the British stage and wrote the biography of Stella Gibbons. His three novels and more than a hundred short stories and novellas in the fantastic genre, published in eight collections by Tartarus, are held in highest esteem by critics, readers and colleagues alike. This is also true of the richly illustrated The Hauntings at Tankerton Park, an utterly original children's book published by Zagava. His story “The Silver Cord” won the Arthur Machen short story prize …

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