Some are born odd, some achieve oddness, and some are just in the wrong place at the wrong time ... The Devon family's a good example: there's thirty-nine-year-old Glenn, whose main interest in life is rubbish collection; his mother, Bel, who teaches tap steps to eight-year-olds but acts as if she's running the Kirov; and his sister, Netta, who spent her early life simply being considered mad by association. Which is why she's dreading six weeks back in their company, helping them move house. Also struggling to conform are Paul Gooding, a newly qualified doctor with a highly embarrassing past; his flatmate, Armand, who's obsessed with foot hygiene; and his colleague, Carrie, who (inadvertently) keeps killing people. Odd One Out. When enough people are out of step, they can form an army of their own ...
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After a brief career in medicine, and one in stand-up, Lissa Evans joined BBC radio as a comedy producer. Besides sketch shows ('Week Ending') and adaptations ('The Loved One', 'All the World's a Globe') she co-created 'Room 101' with Nick Hancock for Radio 5, and subsequently produced the television version. She went on to produce the second and third series of 'Father Ted' and to co-produce and direct 'The Kumars at Number 42.' Her first novel, Spencer's List, was published in 2002. Lissa Evans lives in North London.
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