Scott Spectrum is being haunted by a ghost giraffe called Jim. Scott thinks he is the man who has everything - a high speed internet connection, alien-shaped slippers, a beautiful wife called Continence. But Scott hasn't touched her in years and she's been left furiously polishing the sideboards, dreaming of black stallions. According to Jim, Scott's days are numbered, and to save himself from certain death by sexual repression he must perform every sex act in the lovemaker's lexicon. Luckily Jim Giraffe knows a lot about sex. He also loves pizza and beer and has breath that smells of tree tops. The prudish Scott is at first shocked by this profane, perverted ghost giraffe, but he accepts his help. Little does he realise that the ghost giraffe has his own agenda and that his suburban idyll is about to be well and truly buggered up.
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A highly original and very funny story about a man, Scott, haunted by a ghost giraffe who knows a lot about sex. Although Scott eventually comes to see him as his best friend, Jim Giraffe has his own agenda.About the Author:
Daren King was born in 1972 in Harlow, Essex. He was educated at Bath Spa University College, Bath, where he graduated in Creative Studies. Boxy an Star, his first novel, was shortlisted for the 1999 Guardian First Book Award and longlisted for the Booker Prize. He has also written its prequel, Tom Boler.
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