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With the warmth of David Nicholls and the charm and humour of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Something to Live For explores one man's attempts to let go of the past and start his life afresh.

Sometimes you have to risk everything to find your something...

All Andrew wants is to be normal. He has the perfect wife and 2.4 children waiting at home for him after a long day. At least, that's what he's told people.

The truth is, his life isn't exactly as people think and his little white lie is about to catch up with him.

Because in all Andrew's efforts to fit in, he's forgotten one important thing: how to really live. And maybe, it's about time for him to start.

Your favourite authors have all got Something to Live For...

 

About Richard Roper


Richard Roper was inspired by an article he read about the council workers who deal with situations when someone dies alone. Their days are spent sifting through the ephemera of those who've slipped through the cracks, searching for clues to a next of kin. Council workers are under no obligation to attend the funerals. Yet they do, sometimes dozens of them a year, just to make sure at least someone is there. Richard Roper lives in London. Something to Live For is his first novel.

 

Reviews


If you loved Eleanor Oliphant, try this brilliant new read. We completely fell in love with this funny, uplifting debut. Fabulous Magazine

A magnificent read. Tender, funny, compelling. Lucy Foley, author of The Hunting Party

Funny, moving and uplifting...I loved it. Libby Page, author of The Lido

Heart-breaking. Hilarious. Life-affirming. Holly Bourne, author of How Do You Like Me Now?

Funny, moving and thought-provoking - I loved this. Clare Mackintosh, author of Let Me Lie

 

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