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Ethelbert's Sunday Afternoon by Marcus Freestone

Ethelbert's Sunday Morning
By Marcus Freestone

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These thirteen short stories range from comedy to drama and horror, and from the mundane and everyday to the downright bizarre.


Ethelbert was past ninety but had never really picked a direction in life, or a gender. He/she had undergone so many sex change operations that he/she couldn't even remember which way they'd started out. Therefore Ethelbert now compromised: a typical daily wardrobe consisted of black trousers and lilac jumper, cream skirt and football shirt, or leg warmers and a lumberjack shirt. A wispy beard was ever present. Time was spent veering randomly between woodwork and knitting, 'Top Gear' and 'Loose Women', 'The Sweeney' and 'Murder She Wrote', Andy McNab and Barbara Cartland. Two cats shared the house, one male one female. There was a vague memory of having b...
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