Dream Machine

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Bloomsbury USA, Jun 22, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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'“And the name of the girl through to next week is…” says Stina, and I want to kill her for pausing once again. I want to see her bludgeoned to death with her own stupid mic, her even stupider skin tight dress all stained with oozing gore...’

Thousands of wannabes are auditioning to be part of mega-girlband Purrfect in a new reality TV series. Among them are ice-queen Louise, who thinks she’s got god on her side, foulmouthed Joni, desperate to hide the fact that she’s got a baby, mousy teen Ella, obsessed with her stepmother’s boyfriend, and cocky Riana, a stripper with a naughty penchant for coke. Each one is determined to be the new Purrfect girl. But as the show progresses it seems someone has a very different sort of agenda in mind – someone who’s not afraid for things to get deadly...

Will Davis, author of the award-winning My Side of the Story, creates an explosive cocktail of comedy and pathos, in which four lives collide in the wretched pursuit of fame and fortune, spiralling towards a devastating conclusion that confronts the very nature of dreams, and ultimately questions the point of having them.

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User Review  - Annalyse - Goodreads

eugh... seriously, I'm so glad this book is over!! It sucked completely. The writing was wrong, I couldn't concentrate. It was so slow and the writer off course gives us 4 characters to hate, because ... Read full review


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About the author (2010)

Will Davis was born in 1980 and lives in London. His first book, My Side of the Story, won a Betty Trask Award.

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