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A long way down

by Nick Hornby | 02 January 2014
'Extremely funny . . . and wise' Sunday Times 'Impossible to put down . . . enthralling' The Guardian THE BOOK BEHIND THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE __________________________ 'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?' For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's pretty simple: he has, in his own words, 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve he's going to end it all . . . but not, as it happens, alone. Because first single-mum Maureen, then eighteen-year-old Jess and lastly American rock-god JJ turn up and crash Martin's private party. They've stolen his idea - but brought their own reasons. Yet it's hard to jump when you've got an audience queuing impatiently behind you. A few heated words and some slices if cold pizza later and these four strangers are suddenly allies. But is their unlikely friendship a good enough reason to carry on living? Shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize, A Long Way Down is a darkly hilarious and moving novel by bestselling author Nick Hornby. __________________________ 'Sensitive and empathetic, but damn funny as well. My new Hornby favourite' Observer 'Some of the finest writing I've ever had the pleasure of reading' Johnny Depp
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'Extremely funny . . . and wise' Sunday Times 'Impossible to put down . . . enthralling' The Guardian THE BOOK BEHIND THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE __________________________ 'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?' For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's pretty simple: he has, in his own words, 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve he's going to end it all . . . but not, as it happens, alone. Because first single-mum Maureen, then eighteen-year-old Jess and lastly American rock-god JJ turn up and crash Martin's private party. They've stolen his idea - but brought their own reasons. Yet it's hard to jump when you've got an audience queuing impatiently behind you. A few heated words and some slices if cold pizza later and these four strangers are suddenly allies. But is their unlikely friendship a good enough reason to carry on living? Shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize, A Long Way Down is a darkly hilarious and moving novel by bestselling author Nick Hornby. __________________________ 'Sensitive and empathetic, but damn funny as well. My new Hornby favourite' Observer 'Some of the finest writing I've ever had the pleasure of reading' Johnny Depp
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'Extremely funny . . . and wise' Sunday Times 'Impossible to put down . . . enthralling' The Guardian THE BOOK BEHIND THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE __________________________ 'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?' For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's pretty simple: he has, in his own words, 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve he's going to end it all . . . but not, as it happens, alone. Because first single-mum Maureen, then eighteen-year-old Jess and lastly American rock-god JJ turn up and crash Martin's private party. They've stolen his idea - but brought their own reasons. Yet it's hard to jump when you've got an audience queuing impatiently behind you. A few heated words and some slices if cold pizza later and these four strangers are suddenly allies. But is their unlikely friendship a good enough reason to carry on living? Shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize, A Long Way Down is a darkly hilarious and moving novel by bestselling author Nick Hornby. __________________________ 'Sensitive and empathetic, but damn funny as well. My new Hornby favourite' Observer 'Some of the finest writing I've ever had the pleasure of reading' Johnny Depp

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A long way down

ISBN9780241969953

Format

PublisherPENGUIN BOOKS (02 January. 2014)

No. of Pages272

Weight191

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 198 x 129 x 17