Meet Wendy. She’s a poet and a misfit, a lover of long words and a fiercely loyal friend, and she’s hiding in her gran’s attic in Glasgow with a stolen painting.

The story of the Thelma & Louise-style rampage that brought her here is the subject of Kenny Boyle’s hilarious, unflinching debut novel.

Actress and singer Clare Grogan says The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock is ‘a charming, funny and unique story that tackles tough issues with gentleness and poignancy’, while Peter May, author of the Lewis Trilogy, says: ‘Kenny Boyle is bristling with talent, and this may well be the best book I’ve read in years.’

Kenny is also an actor (he was the lead in Lost at Christmas, which was on BBC1 on Christmas Day) and an award-winning playwright.

If you order The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile Clock directly from us, he will sign and dedicate it for you, at no extra charge. You won’t get that service anywhere else!

NB Kenny will inscribe your copy to the name on the shipping address. If you want a different name, let us know at, quoting your order number.

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