On the morning of his fortieth birthday, Mike Hannah wakes from a dream about the girl he loved twenty years earlier. Once an aspiring writer, he is now a private detective whose work and marriage have become routine, and he begins to wonder what might have been. Which leads him to wondering where his ex-girlfriend is now, and whether other people's lives are more exciting than his. Which leads him to spying on his own family, friends and neighbours. Which leads to some very unwelcome surprises...
|Publication date:||13th March 2006|
|Publisher:||Sceptre an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Andrew Cowan was born in Corby and educated at Beanfield Comprehensive and the University of East Anglia. His first novel, PIG, won the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, the Betty Trask Award, the Ruth Hadden Memorial Prize, the Author's Club First Novel Award and a Scottish Council Book Award. He is also the author of COMMON GROUND and CRUSTACEANS, which was published to critical acclaim in 2001. He lives in Norwich with the writer Lynne Bryan and their daughter, Rose, and has recently been appointed Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at UEA.More About Andrew Cowan