by Trevor Hopkins


Owner of a diner where Findo Gask eats regularly. He is a short and exceptionally rotund Goblin in a spotless white apron, all bustling bonhomie and avuncular charm.

David often ministers to Findo Gask after the detective is knocked unconscious or otherwise abused, and frequently acts as his confident during intense investigations.

One of the cast of characters from the Findo Gask series of hard-boiled fantasy detective novels by Trevor Hopkins.

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The series currently comprises nine books, all in various stages of completion:

Most of the characters in the novels are based on place names in the Perth and Kinross region of Scotland, many of them close to the tiny village of Findo Gask.

st-davids road sign A small linear hamlet in Madderty Parish, central Perth and Kinross, St David's lies 4 miles (6 km) north of Auchterarder.

st-davids street The settlement benefits from a village hall and Madderty War Memorial lies a short distance to the northeast.

Founded by the late Lady Baird Preston of Fern Tower, St David's superseded a decayed old burgh of barony.

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