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Espedair Street

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Macmillan London Limited
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'Two days ago I decided to kill myself... Last night I changed my mind and decided to stay alive. Everything that follows is... just to try and explain'

Daniel Weir used to be a famous - not to say infamous - rock star. Maybe still is. At thirty-one he has been both a brilliant failure and a dull success. He's made a lot of mistakes that have paid off and a lot of smart moves he'll regret forever. (However long that turns out to be.) Daniel Weir has gone from rags to riches and back, and managed to hold on to them both, though not much else. His friends all seem to be dead, fed up with him or just disgusted - and who can blame them? And now Daniel Weir is all alone. As he contemplates his life, Daniel realizes he has only two problems: the past and the future. He knows how bad the past has been. But the future - well, the future is something else.

Why you should (or shouldn't) read this book...

'Charming, sad, comic... the funniest, truest rock biopic yet' Observer

'Engagingly told, cleverly constructed' Time Out

'Glittering pockets of wit... Banks is undoubtedly a natural' The Independent

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