Helloland

Helloland

3.36 (49 ratings by Goodreads)
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For a man who craves anonymity, Chip's job working the switchboard of the E Z Sleep hotel, is perfect. But today is launch day and the switchboard hums portentously. It brings voices from the past. People who remind Chip of his old life -- the one in which he had hopes and dreams -- and they tell why he's happy being a no one, nowhere, when he could've been orbiting the earth.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 127 x 196 x 20mm | 232g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747265321
  • 9780747265320

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The dialogue is crisp, strange and compelling. -- Sunday Herald 20030907 It will intrigue you. Dark and deadly comedy. -- The Daily Mirror 20030809 Another fast-paced, well-structured black comedy -- The List 20030907 HELLOLAND is the dish of the day. Snappy, imaginative, chock full of mega-hip references and post-post-modern irony -- Venue 20030912 As nifty as his debut BLACKBOX -- Guardian 20030913 One of the funniest things I've read for ages. Walker deserves to be huge -- Time Out 20030806show more

About Nick Walker

Nick Walker is a writer and performer with Talking Birds, a mixed media production company creating films, videos, theatre works, web projects and radio. His work has been screened on television and in cinemas, and presented to audiences from Slovakia to Seattle. He lives in Coventry.show more

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49 ratings
3.36 out of 5 stars
5 10% (5)
4 31% (15)
3 45% (22)
2 14% (7)
1 0% (0)
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