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Who is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace

Sarah Broadhurst's view...

Tom meets Hayley, falls in love and they move to London. He finds work as an early morning newsreader on local radio, she in a dress shop. Life is good then Hayley goes walk-about and Tom tries to find her. What he finds is an odd bunch of people who enhance their lives by following and copying other people. All very odd. They seem unhappy people in sad situations but this is Danny Wallace so it becomes strangely humorous, astute and addictive. A very clever, unusual work.

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Who is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace

Tom got a note from his girlfriend. It says she hasn't left him, but she's gone. But where the hell is she? When is she coming back? And what is Tom supposed to do in the meantime? With each new clue to Hayley's whereabouts, Tom is forced to question whether he truly knows his girlfriend at all. Because who is Hayley really, anyway? Who is this other strange girl following him? And who, for that matter, is Tom Ditto?

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'Tremendous. A wonderfully well-observed and beguiling novel - shrewd, funny and stealthily profound' William Boyd

'Who is Tom Ditto? is Danny Wallace at his very best: funny, assured and relentlessly clever. A brilliant novel' -- John Niven

'An air of mystery and of a past being reconstructed, with a booster shot of comedy...As you would expect from the author of Awkward Situations for Men, the toe-curling embarrassment of much of Tom's life is well realised' Observer

About the Author

Danny Wallace

Award-winning journalist and comedy producer Danny Wallace has written and produced comedy for TV, radio and the stage, and contributed to dozens of publications, including The Independent and The Guardian. His own six-part BBC2 series begins in summer 2005, and he's also presented for Channel 4, SkyOne, Radio 1, and Radio 4. His profile continues to grow at home and abroad, and he's currently working on the film adaptation of his last book, Join Me. He's 27, and lives in an old match factory in the East End of London.

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12th February 2015


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Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing


400 pages


Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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