Description - A Boy's Guide to Track and Field by Sabrina Broadbent
Lem Gulliver (25, maths teacher), can't seem to leave home. His mother (46, courtroom artist) and step-father (49, AA patrol man), make no secret of the fact that he's become a cuckoo in the nest but since his girlfriend left him for a dog trainer, Lem has returned to his natural state of emotional drift. He can't understand how the people around him manage the plot of a grown-up life. A Boy's Guide to Track and Field starts at Walthamstow and travels southbound towards Brixton; the reader is swept along with Lem in a review of the past which gradually accelerates into the present.
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(197mm x 130mm x 14mm)
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Author Biography - Sabrina Broadbent
Sabrina Broadbent's debut novel, Descent, won the W.H. Smith Raw Talent Award and her third novel, You Don't Have To Be Good, was published in 2009 by Chatto & Windus. She used to teach English at a comprehensive school in North London and now works with FILMCLUB, which works with teachers to set up and support free after-school film clubs in schools throughout the UK. She lives in London.