The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers
A modern A TALE OF TWO CITIES by the bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN. "The money came out of nowhere. In the first years of the first decade of the new century, money flowed around the world as it had never done before. Then, somewhere, someone asked a question. It was: 'Can I have my money back?'" Show more
"This hugely likeable book subtly highlights the surprising parallells between obvious con men and the rest of us who just want to make a fast buck."
– Elizabeth Buchan, SUNDAY TIMES
Stephen Fry announces the new Paul Torday Memorial Prize, at the The Society of Authors Authors Awards Party, for the best debut novelist over 60.
When a writer dies leaving work unfinished, the question of who – if anyone – should continue their legacy is always a difficult and often very personal one. How did our two panellists cope when faced with this daunting challenge?