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The Transition

The Transition (Hardback)

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A RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME What's standing between you and success? What do you do with a generation who've had everything, but still can't grow up? Welcome to The Transition. While taking part in The Transition you and your partner will spend six months living under the supervision of your mentors, two successful adults of a slightly older generation. Freed from your financial responsibilities, you will be coached through the key areas of the scheme - Employment, Nutrition, Responsibility, Relationship, Finances and Self-Respect - until you are ready to be reintegrated into adult society. At the end of your six months - who knows what discoveries you'll have made about yourself? The 'friends' you no longer need. The talents you'll have found time to nurture. The business you might have kick-started. Who knows where you'll be? 'A fresh, funny and gripping vision of the near future that rings frighteningly true' Joe Dunthorne, author of Submarine 'Terrific. Clever and funny and a total page-turner to boot' Nathan Filer, author of The Shock of the Fall 'Utterly vital' Paul Murray, author of Skippy Dies 'Essential reading for generation rent' Jenn Ashworth, author of Fell



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryScience Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 26/01/2017 ISBN-13: 9780008200428  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Luke Kennard is the author of five collections of poetry. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2005 and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2007. He lectures at the University of Birmingham. In 2014 he was selected by the Poetry Book Society as one of the Next Generation Poets. His latest poetry book, Cain, was published by Penned in the Margins in June 2016. The Transition is his first novel.

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