Nigel Williams R.I.P.

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Nigel Williams is the author of sixteen previous novels - including the best-selling Wimbledon Trilogy. His stage plays include Class Enemy, still being performed all over the world, and a recently revived dramatization of William Goldberg's Lord of the Flies. He also wrote the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Elizabeth I, starring Dame Helen Mirren, while his BBC Radio 4 comedy, 'HR', with Jonathan Pryce and Nicolas le Prevost, has now run to four series. He has lived in the London borough of Putney for thirty years.

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A hilarious black comedy from acclaimed writer Nigel Williams * SheerLuxe.com * Two deaths wouldn't necessarily seem the best starting point for a comic novel, but author Nigel Williams manages to bring a very British sense of humour to it. * Oxford Times * Nigel Williams manages to bring a very British sense of humour to the matter of death through his disconcerted middle-aged anti-hero George, not to mention a cast of colourful characters. * The Herald * This has the best opening chapter of the year, if not the decade ... This black comedy is Williams's best since The Wimbledon Poisoner; he's the poet and satirist of genteel southwest London. Please buy it now; you'll thank me. * The Times * A delightful black comedy by a master of the genre ... Not just cunningly plotted, with some ghoulish twists, but surprisingly poignant * Mail on Sunday * Breathtakingly hilarious ... The perfect holiday read that will have you falling off your deckchair with mirth * Country Life * Not many paragraphs go by without at least one great joke. * Readers Digest *

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