Just in Case

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Plume, 2008 - Fiction - 246 pages
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David Case never questions his ordinary suburban life -- until one fateful day, a brush with death brings him face to face with his own mortality. Suddenly, everywhere he looks he sees catastrophe, disaster, the ruin of the human race, the demise of the planet...not to mention (to pinpoint the exact source of his anxiety) possible pain and suffering for himself.

So he changes his name, reinvents his appearance, and falls in love with the seductive Agnes Bee -- in the hope that he?ll become unrecognizable to Fate and saved from his own doom. With his imaginary greyhound in tow, Justin Case struggles to maintain his new image and above all, to survive in a world where twists of fate wait for him around every corner.

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Interesting idea, but not my favorite writing style. - Goodreads
confusing, and no plot. - Goodreads
Very, very clever way of writing a story. - Goodreads
The plot seemed to go nowhere. - Goodreads
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Clever plot, unusual book, too much OSS. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kaitlin Drake - Goodreads

I keep coming back to read this book again and again. Meg Rosoff is an absolutely amazing writer that brings together very particular elements for a reading experience that changes the way you look at ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maybeth - Goodreads

"Just In Case" was an awesome read!!! The game of fate and how it can influence people to reach near the edge... Apart from the obsession Justin [David] had with sex, I found this book brilliant and I ... Read full review

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Meg Rosoff was born in Boston, USA. She has worked in publishing, public relations and most recently advertising, but thinks the best job in the world would be head gardener for Regents Park. Meg lives in Highbury, North London. She is the author of Just in Case, What I Was and How I Live Now.

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