'The screaming ambulance slows down a fraction as it hits the junction of parkway and Camden High Street. It feels as if my bladder is in my head, and any minute now it will explode, and blast piss and blood at a million-foot-pounds pressure out of my coke-scarred nostrils.' Noah Arkwright has experienced too much. A filmmaker and now a dry alcoholic, he's lived life to the full - sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll his relentless backdrop - but now the stakes are even higher. In his struggle to survive, Noah's cancer forces him to evaluate his chequered past life, and as a picture builds of a brave and incredibly foolish man, gradually it becomes clear that he's a modern-day hero of truly epic proportions.
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- Paperback | 416 pages
- 126 x 196 x 28mm | 339.99g
- 05 Feb 2001
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
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'This is without a doubt the strongest British novel since TRAINSPOTTING' UNCUT 'An outstanding novel ... It is so well-written, so cinematic, so compulsively structured, that it carried me through from start to finish like a modern thriller - a genuine page-turner...There won't be a better novel out this year' GUARDIAN
About Stuart Browne
Stuart Browne was an art dealer, carpenter, barman, and a collector of body parts from rural hospitals in the Deep South of the USA. He lived in East Sussex and died of cancer in November 1999, shortly after writing DANGEROUS PARKING, his first novel.