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9781474604956

Here Comes Trouble

Here Comes Trouble

by Simon Wroe

Publisher Weidenfeld Nicolson

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About the book

A STORY FOR OUR TROUBLED TIMES

Ellis Dau dreams of the West. But he is growing up in Kyrzbekistan, a secretive nation where revolution barely makes the news. A country where the newspapers peddle outright lies, and larger-than-life characters make promises they can't keep.

Following his expulsion from school, Ellis is sent to work with his father. His father is editor of The Chronicle, the last bastion of free speech in their strange, strange land. And it is under threat.

As Ellis navigates his collapsing, blacked-out city - and his feelings for the local oligarch's daughter - he realises that some things are worth fighting for. But can he save his family and the newspaper fuelled only by youth, grain spirit and unrequited love?

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About the Author

Simon Wroe

Simon Wroe is a novelist, freelance journalist and former chef.

His first book, CHOP CHOP, was shortlisted for the 2014 Costa First Novel Award, longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and won the Society of Authors' Betty Trask Award.

His second novel, HERE COMES TROUBLE, was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize.

He writes arts reviews for The Economist and teaches creative writing at Curtis Brown Creative.

He was born in 1982 and lives in London.

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