Come Again: Exclusive Edition (Hardback)Robert Webb (author)
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A debut novel from Robert Webb, the bestselling author of How Not to Be a Boy. Come Again is the hilarious, brilliantly-plotted story of Kate who wakes up one day as her eighteen-year-old self, about to fall in love with her (now actually deceased) husband all over again. Wildly funny, frank and clever, Come Again is a wonderful feat of imagination, guaranteed to delight and move in equal measure.
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You can't fall in love for the first time twice...
Kate's husband Luke - the man she loved from the moment she met him twenty-eight years ago - died suddenly. Since then she has pushed away her friends, lost her job and everything is starting to fall apart.
One day, she wakes up in the wrong room and in the wrong body. She is eighteen again but remembers everything. This is her college room in 1992. This is the first day of Freshers' Week. And this is the day she first meets Luke.
But Luke is not the man that she lost: he's still a boy - the annoying nineteen-year-old English student she first met. Kate knows how he died and that he's already ill. If they can fall in love again she might just be able to save him. She's going to try to do everything exactly the same ...
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 220 x 144 x 30 mm
‘Time-slip novels and plots revisiting the 1990s student experience are both things at the moment. This debut by the well-known comedian and Peep Show actor ingeniously combines both.’ - The Mail
'Funny, brilliant, clever and unpredictable; I gobbled it up.' - Jenny Colgan
'Come Again is excellent: moving, funny and packed with great characters. It also has a slam-bang action ending.' - Ian Rankin
'A beautiful book. Absolutely bonkers, absolutely brilliant.' - James O'Brien
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“Hilarious, moving and thought-provoking!”
On the surface this is the story of a widow who gets a chance to save her husband, but this astonishing debut novel from Robert Webb has so much more going on!
I don't want to give the plot away, but at various... More
“An enjoyable debut”
Robert Webb's debut novel is certainly an entertaining read. Come Again follows Kate, a recent widow, who is sent back in time to the day that she met her husband in order to save him from the tumour that would... More
“Highly entertaining debut”
I really liked this, although it wasn't what I expected. I would have given 5 stars but the middle, and most important part could have been a lot longer with more justification for the final part. And the... More
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