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Paul Tomkins

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Ian McEwan, Michael Ondaatje, Anne Tyler, Dave Eggers, Jonathan Wilson

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March 2010


Author of more than a dozen sports books, plus the novel The Girl on the Pier.

Average rating: 3.92 · 788 ratings · 98 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Girl on the Pier

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Pay as You Play: The True P...

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Dynasty: Fifty Years Of Sha...

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Golden Past, Red Future

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Perched: Jürgen Klopp’s Liv...

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Above Us Only Sky: Liverpoo...

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Red Revival

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They Dared To Dream: How Ro...

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These Turbulent Times: Live...

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A Life of Loves and Losses With Chronic Illness 

I am writing this within an hour of saying a final, teary goodbye my dog, Bryn, and doing that dreaded walk out of the vets – the one with the folded-up lead and the collar in the hand.


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Bryn, the day I got him.


(Note: I started this a week ago, but have held it back, and made edits and additions, to include it in #literaryspoons. But most of it was written upon returning from the vets.)


I ‘rescue

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Published on November 15, 2016 04:35

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