By Abigail Tarttelin
Going nowhere is easy ... it's falling in love that's hard. The first novel from the author of GOLDEN BOY, FLICK is 'a slow-burn cult classic' (GQ).
'My name is Flick and these are my images of my disconnected life, my forgettable weeks and unforgettable weekends. I am one of the disaffected youth.'
Stranded in his home town by a lack of education, cash and anything better to do, Will Flicker, a.k.a. 'Flick', muses on whether Pepsi is better than Coke, the Art of the Right Amount of Stoned and why Rainbow, the new girl in town, is just so much hotter than the losers and users he counts as friends.
But when a dangerous figure from the past threatens his future with Rainbow, Flick finds himself torn between the ties that bind him to his old life and the freedom that she represents.
Abigail Tarttelin's first novel, FLICK, was heralded as a 'cult classic' by GQ magazine. She blogs for the HUFFINGTON POST, is books editor for PHOENIX magazine and acts in films including the French/English festival favourite, TAXI RIDER. She was selected as one of London's hottest 25 under-25s by the EVENING STANDARD in 2013. She lives in London and is currently working on her third novel. Connect with her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/abigailsbrain, at her website www.abigailtarttelin.com or on Instagram www.instagram.com/civilizedanimal
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21 May 2015
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