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Once Upon A Tyme

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
There’s a new hero in town.
And this one doesn’t wear his underpants on the outside!
Well, not often.
And when he does he swears blind he can’t remember how they got there.


Its Tom Tyme’s sixty-fifth birthday and after he has been down to the village
Post-office – while its still there – to collect his pension he’s going to become a
Time Traveller.


But he doesn’t know that yet.
No
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Published 2009 by Zygmunt Stanley
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Chris
Doctor Who has his Tardis, Tom Tyme has his … Portaloo. No this isn’t a Cornish seaside resort (we do get to visit Tintagel, however) but a machine for travelling in time and space, though there’s not much space inside it, as it happens, and the flush doesn’t do what you’d want it to.

And that’s just for starters in this richly comic novel, which involves a talking moggie, King Arthur’s sword Excalibur and mistaken identities — from which you’ll gather it’s pointless giving a plot summary. My cop
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Elizabeth Davies
This book has typically British humour and references; the tone and style reminded me of Terry Pratchett. I giggled from the every first page, and kept laughing most of the way through.
The main character is a quintessential English elderly gentleman,and in fact, I could just envisage my dear old dad going through exactly the same thought processes as Tom.
The premise was strange, and the story-line a little odd, but this just adds to the comedic aspect. At times the humour and sarcasm was a litt
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Robert
A lovely quick read, was funny in places LMAO. But seemed to become crowded at the end
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Stefan Jakubowski in brief.

Hometown - Reading - where I was raised, lived and worked until 1995. I moved to Aberystwyth for two years before moving on to Pembrokeshire where I now live with my wife Nia and adopted cat Peaches (she was already named - I whistle when I want her to come in).

Before chancing my arm in the literary world I held down numerous jobs which included wood-machinest, sawyer, l
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