We Can't All Be Astronauts: Your Friends are Successes. You're a Failure. One Last Chance to Follow Your Dreams...

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Tim Clare dreamed of leaving his humdrum life behind by writing a novel. Witty, touching and twisted, it reveals what happens when you pursue your dreams only to find your friends have made off with them.

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Tim Clare is a writer and performer. He has has appeared on Radio 1, 2 and 3, written for the Guardian and The Times, and presented the Channel 4 series How To Get A Book Deal. As a stand-up poet he performs at clubs and festivals across the UK, including Glastonbury, Latitude, Leeds and Reading, and is a resident at Time Out Critic's Choice awarded sell-out literary cabaret club Homework.

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