Fishbowl (Hardback)Bradley Somer (author)
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Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 462 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 30 mm
"Quirky, ambitious, with a touch of serendipity" * Red Magazine *
"Refreshingly original...quirky and colourful - if you want something different and unexpected to read this summer, this is definitely a break from the norm. ****" * Heat Magazine *
"You'll fall in love with this great book and its quirky characters" * Bella *
"To decide to weave an intricate ensemble tale around the everyday lives, hopes and desires of those who occupy a high-rise apartment block is ambitious. To then decide that the hero of the story will be a philosophical goldfish - and that the novel's ending will be given away inside the opening chapter - is just plain ballsy. But Canadian writer Bradley Somer pulls off the feat with ease." * Shortlist *
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