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Flight From Deathrow

Flight From Deathrow

* Comedian Harry Hill's first novel, a hilarious work full of fantastic jokes where nothing happens - but all the time!

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ISBN 9780751542349
Barcode 9780751542349
Published 1 June 2009 by Little, Brown Book Group
Format Paperback, Digital original
Alternate Format(s) View All (3 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Hill, Harry
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780751542349
ISBN-10 0751542342
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Sphere
Publication Date 1 June 2009
International Publication Date 2 April 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Digital original
Edition Digital original
Author(s) By Hill, Harry
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 248g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 187765

Description of this Book

Harry Hill's debut novel is a brilliantly funny adventure through a surreal world, where pigs might not fly, but they can get their own newspaper column and reality TV show. When Harry's offered a gig at a gonk factory in Leeds, he leaps at the chance. It's the perfect opportunity to get away from his flatmate Prince Edward, and the twenty pygmies renting space in his sock drawer. Little does Harry realise that this decision will lead him on a fantastical journey, into a world where nothing is quite what it seems...Now with new material - including an alternative ending - Flight From Deathrow is a hugely entertaining and imaginative shaggy pig story from one of our finest and best-loved comedians.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review ** 'Hill's delightful brand of stand-up comedy is a great success, both live and on television. In translating it to his debut novel, he has retained the core elements: surreal non sequiturs that traverse the outer reaches of unconnectedness, running gags, and shaggy-dog stories that each produce a litter of shaggy puppies... So marvel once more at the bizarre fecundity of Hill's imagination...' OBSERVER

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Author's Bio

Harry Hill's critically acclaimed live & TV performances have established his reputation as one of the country's best comedians. Now, the friend of David Bowie and David Letterman's favourite UK comic turns his unique brand of humour and highly original comic mind to writing.

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