The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers by Paul Torday book Cover

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

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"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

News:2020 Paul Torday Prize shortlist announced

The Society of Authors today announced the shortlist for the 2020 Paul Torday Memorial Prize.

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event:Afternoon Tea With Sarah Waters, Paul Torday Prize Judge 2020

Grab a cuppa and a join the Society of Authors @ Home Festival for a 45-minute online video session with Sarah Waters as she shares a mini tour of her creative workspace, insights into what she’s currently working on, and discussion of the Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2020.

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