Books by Tim Farrington

THE MONK UPSTAIRS by Tim Farrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2007

"Farrington has offered some lively, character-driven fare in the past; this time around is dismal."
An aimless sequel to The Monk Downstairs (2002) begins with the marriage of Mike, the former monk, to Rebecca, his artsy landlady. Read full book review >
LIZZIE’S WAR by Tim Farrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"Smooth writing, honest characters, predictable outcome."
A moist-eyed story switches between the grim work of a Marine captain in Vietnam and the hand-wringing of his wife and children back in Virginia. Read full book review >
THE MONK DOWNSTAIRS by Tim Farrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Sappy, sentimental, and painfully earnest: the sort of silliness that will appeal to anyone who has ever wept over Joseph Campbell or Enya."
The latest New Age soap opera from Farrington (Blues for Hannah, 1998, etc.) follows the perils and joys of a cloistered monk who moves to San Francisco. Read full book review >
BLUES FOR HANNAH by Tim Farrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"A fine second novel that serves as a quiet meditation on the reaches of love."
The author of the quirky California Book of the Dead (1997) offers a more somber look at those seeking salvation, whether in the arms of a lover or on the spiritual plane. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1997

"A promising debut that offers a thoroughly enjoyable view of the idiosyncrasies of West Coast living."
A joyful, wry, reflective exploration of San Francisco New Age life, circa the present. Read full book review >