On the brink of forty, newly single with a failed business, Philip thought he'd reached an all-time low. It only needed a discarded chip on a South London street to lay him literally flat.
So, bedbound and bored, Philip naturally starts to write the story of his life. But the mundane catalogue of seaside holidays and bodged DIY, broken relationships and unspoken truths, reveals more surprises, both comic and touching, than Philip or his family ever bargained for. Even, perhaps, a happy ending ...
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"A funny and moving story with a great deal of style" ( Sunday Telegraph)
"A funny book which slips in some acute and painful obervations on the side" ( The Times)
"A great read" ( Time Out)
A warm and irresistible comedy of modern life by the award-winning author of Learning To Swim.
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Book Description 2002-01-03., 2002. Book Condition: New. Arrow. New Ed. Paperback. Book: VERY GOOD. 224pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1748646
Book Description Transworld Unknown, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 224 pages. 7.76x5.08x0.59 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099414562
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