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Ben Richards was born in 1964 and has previously worked as a Housing Officer in London and as a University Lecturer (Birmingham University). He also spent several years in South America working and travelling.
Immensely likeable, unsuccessful, broke actress meets a thoroughly disreputable, wealthy rogue. Setting the scene and getting to know them is a quiet read where you gradually become involved and then suddenly the plot takes off and the book changes gear. Very impressive.Comparison: Nick Hornby, Douglas Coupland, Toby Litt.