Speaking with the Angel
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
“Speaking with the Angel” is a collection of short stories for charity, edited by Nick Hornby, featuring stories from: Robert Harris, Melissa Bank, Giles Smith, Patrick Marber, Colin Frith, Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, Helen Fielding, Roddy Doyle, Irvine Welsh, John O'Farrell and Nick Hornby himself. You can hear the Prime Minister explain to the House why he did a runner from Greenford Park service station and hitched a lift with a fifteen-year-old girl, as imagined by Robert Harris. You can listen to someone who has a small hostile creature in his room, as told by Roddy Doyle. This title features twelve voices, twelve completely new stories, that are narrated by twelve different characters. And all written by twelve of the most exciting and popular writers around. This sparkling collection has been put together by bestselling novelist Nick Hornby, who also contributes an Introduction about TreeHouse, an organisation that offers a unique and pioneering approach to the education of children with autism.Nick Hornby, who edited this collection, is best known for his brilliantly observed, comic novels “About a Boy”, “How to be Good”, “A Long Way Down”, “Juliet”, “Naked”, “Slam” and “High Fidelity”. His three works of non-fiction, “31 Songs” (shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award), “Fever Pitch” (winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award) and “The Complete Polysyllabic Spree” are also available from Penguin.
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