by Trevor Hopkins


A senior member of the unnamed and somewhat mysterious organisation which exists to return errant Goblins in the surface world to the Lower Realms. He is a surly individual with notched ears.

Tarsapple, together with his junior Glenshee, collects Findo Gask when the detective is stranded topside.

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.

Tarsappie is a small settlement located a short distance to the south east of Perth on the edge of the suburb of Rhynd.

Upper Tarsappie sign Tarsappie Cottage sign Wester Tarsappie sign

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