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The Last Thing Anyone Needs Is A Dribbling Crisis (And Other Small Talk): 2018
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The Last Thing Anyone Needs Is A Dribbling Crisis (And Other Small Talk): 2018 (Paperback)

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For Ed Spencer, life is a black comedy. Whether at home, out and about, or further afield, absurdity stalks him like a demented wolf.



In this blackly comic collection of thoughts, observations and things that probably shouldn't have happened, expect the humdrum and the downright unusual, from Kafka-esque trips to the doctor, unwanted chivalry and bad breath, to overcoming a curse, and a life on the run from the murderous twitterati.



Ranging from the ridiculous to the painful, these Brautigan-inspired snapshots cover also the etiquette for interrupting a suicide, choosing the right post box, the impact of mushrooms on love, and how things turn out if your mother's a vegetarian in a tribe of cannibals.



Challenged to create a collection for the modern age - dwindling attention spans and all - these varied pieces are perfect to read in doses, on the bus, in a doctor's surgery, or waiting for your Tinder date to show up.



If you like laughing at the darker aspects of life, these are the stories for you.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Film, TV & DramaPerforming Arts except MusicHumourHumour collections & anthologies Publisher: Sigmund Fraud Books Publication Date: 28/05/2018 ISBN-13: 9781911403043  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ed has been writing since his teens and has long thought life is a black comedy. His satirical novel, The People's Republic of Absurdia, is a funny and frightening take on the issue of civil liberties, and sees a radically repressed Britain at the mercy of an elaborate practical joke. A novel with big ideas - it features a devastating plague caused by plastics waste - it makes serious points about our future without taking itself too seriously. Ed lives in London and is currently doing voice-over work for a Russian film company while he writes his second novel.

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