Tim Orchard is a 67-year-old London-based carpenter formerly from England’s second most unhappy district. Stickle Island is his first novel.
Books by Tim Orchard
British weather is always unpredictable, but the Spring of 1980 was something else entirely – snow, hail, floods, drought and sometimes the whole ticket. Trucks were overturned, motorways closed, trees uprooted, crops flattened. When the sun finally rose on Stickle Island – stuck out there, a mile off Dymchurch in County Kent – six bales of primo marijuana had washed up on shore. Read more...