Back Trouble

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Random House, Jan 18, 2011 - Fiction - 224 pages
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On the brink of forty, newly single with a failed business, Philip thought he'd reached an all-time low. It only needed a discarded chip on a South London street to lay him literally flat.

So, bedbound and bored, Philip naturally starts to write the story of his life. But the mundane catalogue of seaside holidays and bodged DIY, broken relationships and unspoken truths, reveals more surprises, both comic and touching, than Philip or his family ever bargained for. Even, perhaps, a happy ending ...

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Yes, Romcom, I'm embarrassed to admit. I'm not sure how Ms Chambers got on my Wish List, but she won't make it to my exclusive Favourites tag! Actually, I think it might have been a LibraryThing ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Clare Chambers was born in Croydon in 1966 and read English at Oxford. She wrote her first novel during a year in New Zealand, after which she worked as an editor for a London publisher. She is also the author of Dr y Spell, Learning to Swim and In a Good Light. She is married and lives in Kent with her husband and young family.

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