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Description - Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin

'The perfect blend of macabre and funny' - Buzzfeed, Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Meet Gilda. She cannot stop thinking about death. Desperate for relief from her anxious mind and alienated from her repressive family, she responds to a flyer for free therapy at a local church and finds herself abruptly hired to replace the deceased receptionist Grace. It's not the most obvious job - she's queer and an atheist for starters - and so in between trying to learn mass, hiding her new maybe-girlfriend and conducting an amateur investigation into Grace's death, Gilda must avoid revealing the truth of her mortifying existence.

A blend of warmth, deadpan humour, and pitch-perfect observations about the human condition, Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead is a crackling exploration of what it takes to stay afloat in a world where your expiration - and the expiration of those you love - is the only certainty.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781838953768
Format: Paperback / softback
(215mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Atlantic Books
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Publish Date: 8-Jul-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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