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Bad Karma by David Safier
  

Bad Karma

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OK now bear with us on this – a selfish, egotistical TV star is killed by a falling satellite and finds herself re-incarnated as an ant – it sounds ridiculous but this book is an absolute gem. Funny, clever and thought provoking it is no surprise this has been a top seller in it’s native Germany.

If you like David Safier you might also like to read books by Sally Vickers, Marika Cobbold and Marie Phillips.

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Synopsis

Bad Karma by David Safier

This debut novel by David Safier follows the trials and tribulations of Kim Karlsen, a television personality whose career obsession brings her some serious cosmic repercussions. In her quest to dominate the airwaves, Kim cheats on her husband, neglects her daughter, and mistreats her staff. It all seems worth it when she wins the biggest German Television Award, but sadly on the very same night she is crushed to death by debris falling from a Russian space station. At the gates of Heaven, she is informed that she has collected too much bad karma in her life, and has a long road of atonement ahead. Reincarnation as an ant teaches her a few lessons in humility, and she experiences existence as a guinea pig and as a beagle before regaining human form just in time to sabotage the marriage of her husband to her back-stabbing best friend.

Reviews

Some press reviews of the German language edition:

“The most original book in years! Ingenious and witty, this book leaves you wanting more!”

“Good-humoured and thought provoking – a perfect book for the summer!”

About the Author

David Safier was born in 1966 and is a successful screenwriter. His numerous awards include the prestigious Grimme Award, the German Television Award, and the international Emmy Award.

He lives and works in Bremen, Germany.

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Book Info

Publication date

17th June 2010

Author

David Safier

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Author's Website

www.davidsafier.de/

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Publisher

John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

Relationship Stories
Debuts of the Month
Literary Fiction


ISBN

9781906780227

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