Staying Alive

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HarperCollins Publishers, Dec 10, 2009 - Fiction - 448 pages
18 Reviews

From the bestelling author of e comes a hilarious and moving novel of a very normal life becoming extraordinary

Murrays living life to the full and it might just kill him. Hes started telling the truth at work. Hes borrowed a stack of cash from a man with a gun, a speech impediment and no grasp whatsoever of APR. Hes also taking drugs and God help him hes started dancing. Badly. To trance. And now hes on the run with a human version of Muttley and a teenage girl called Fish.

Which is strange, because a few weeks ago Murray didnt even burn the candle at one end. But when his doctors tell him he has only months to live, he gives his boring old self the boot, relaunches a new, improved Murray and falls in love with a passion he didnt know was in him.

His old self, of course, would tell him hes digging his own grave. But hell be needing one of those soon enough anyway, wont he?

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Hilarious comedy of errors, loved every minute of it Read full review

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Hilarious comedy of errors, loved every minute of it Read full review

About the author (2009)

Matt Beaumont is a copywriter and has been fired by some of Londons leading ad agencies. He lives in North London with his wife and children.

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