Author(s): Robert Glancy
Frank has been in a car accident*. The doctor tells him he lost his spleen, but Frank believes he has lost more. He is missing memories - of the people around him, of the history they share and of how he came to be in the crash. All he remembers is that he is a lawyer who specialises in small print. But when Oscar, his brother, takes the family company into business with an inventively cruel corporation** and Alice, his wife, starts to seem oddly unlike the woman he remembers, Frank's world starts to unspool and the terms and conditions that he has lived his life by*** begin to change. *apparently quite a serious one **we can't tell you what it's called for legal reasons, but believe us, it's evil ***and which are rarely in his favour
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen meets The Truman Show and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry in a debut novel about freedom and frustration, success and second chances, and the devils that live in the detail
Every book seems to have "funny and life-affirming" written on it but this one actually is Matt Haig, author of The Humans It's wonderful. Funny, poignant, simple and profound Gavin Extence, author of The Universe Versus Alex Woods Entertaining . Insights into the predatory aspects of human nature are spot on New York Times One of the most hilarious books you'll read this year and do not skip the footnotes, they are the best part Sunday Mail Brisbane Hilarious Sun
Robert Glancy was born in Zambia and raised in Malawi. At fourteen he moved from Africa to Edinburgh then went on to study history at Cambridge. He currently lives in New Zealand with his wife and children.