Lloyd Shepherd

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Lloyd Shepherd has worked for the past twelve years as a senior executive in the Internet business, holding senior management positions at Yahoo, The Guardian, Channel 4, and the BBC. Before his online career, Lloyd was a journalist covering the film and TV business for Financial Times and Variety. The English Monster is his first novel.

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Books by this Author

The Detective and the Devil
Savage Magic
The Poisoned Island
The English Monster

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Shut up and deal with it

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Gilbert Osmond

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. FIsh and chips

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. On a beach, lost in a book while enjoying a cool gin and tonic with my wife, while my children swim in the sea.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. John Locke. I would thank him for the precision and enormity of his thinking, and I would then ask him how such an intellect could ever support the institution of human slavery.


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