The Drummer's Tale - A Novel

      Chris Whitfield
The Drummer's Tale - A Novel

An everyday story of innocence from 1972 about playing in a band and discovering the opposite sex. The Drummer's Tale is a funny and heartwarming story about the naivety of teenage ambition and the frustrations of unrequited love.An everyday story of innocence from 1972 about playing in a band and discovering the opposite sex."I'm Tom Kellaway, not quite old enough to vote, living a humdrum existence on the wrong side of the River Mersey in my parent’s terraced house of tangerine ceilings, farting upholstery, and dubious oil paintings of naked women. However, 1972 is shaping up to be a good year. I have formed a band with my friends, and I’m the drummer, or at least I will be when I get some drums. I have also met the beautiful Sofia, who might just be the girl of my dreams, although she is understandably more preoccupied with her rugged boyfriend who looks like a male model. The Liverpool Stadium and true love await. Unfortunately, knowing my luck, it is all destined to end in disappointment. Or is it?"The Drummer's Tale is a funny and heartwarming story about the naivety of teenage ambition and the frustrations of unrequited love

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