Writers Inspiring Change book review: Schrodinger's Cottage
Schrodinger's Cottage, by David Luddington is, as always the case with this author, humorous, witty and satirical. Luddington has a way of presenting the mundane, the usual, the rituals of life, in such a way as to elicit chuckles at every turn. In this story, Ian, a Graphic Novelist from the big city, inherits his aunt's cottage in a small English town. Everyone seems to know that the cottage is special, but no one really knows how, and Ian, who settles in for a respite as an agent works on selling it, soon comes to realize that something very peculiar is going on. The cottage turns out to be a portal to another dimension, a parallel universe, and the adventures, humorously bizarre, stretch our imagination as he attempts to reconcile why that location has become the junction of strange people coming and going, and much, much more. This is simply fun, comedy and satire all rolled up into a quantum package. Enjoy the read - it's simply impossible not to. - IWIC Reviewer
About David Luddington
In case you don't know, I write comedy. Gentle British comedy. Having grown up with P.G. Wodehouse, the Ealing Comedies and the Carry On movies I like to think I've captured the essence of traditional British Humour but brought it firmly into the... where are we now? No... Not going to think about that.
I also write to a theme. I write about identity, the personae we use to identify ourselves in the world and what happens when that's suddenly taken from us. Who are we when the wave we've been riding all these years dumps us on the shores of Couldn't-Care-Less and moves on? Having been dumped by two big waves I do feel somewhat of an authority.
Primarily I write comedy because I want people to laugh a bit more. I believe in Hope and Second Chances and like to bring a positive feel to my writing. And it doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full as long as it's still got at least some beer in it. Although if you're looking for cruel, biting satire then please buy my books anyway. You'll be disappointed but I need the money.
So, about me. I currently live in the Alpujarras in Southern Spain. I'm here on a fact finding mission for my next book. At least that's what's going on my tax return. I am fortunate enough to have been given a second chance at life. Having spent most of my working life in Sales and Marketing, at all levels and many different industries, I was finally dumped one last time when the industry I was in found it could no longer survive so much government help and finally collapsed.
I now live in a funny little house in a strange little valley with my wife and soulmate (Just hope they never bump into each other), two cats and an indeterminate number of dogs.