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Will You Love Me Tomorrow?

by Danny Gillan

The bittersweet story of Brian Rivers, a musician who gets the contract he always dreamed of – the day after he died.

The author describes Will You Love Me Tomorrow is a comedy about death, depression, grief, loss, friendship, family, haircuts and the music business. In fact Gillan manages the difficult trick of writing a very very funny book that nevertheless treats its core subject with absolute seriousness. He will bring you to the edge of tears and then a moment later pull the rug out from under your feet and have you dissolve in laughter.

Get hold of this book. It will repay the effort. If you can’t buy it (and it’s getting harder to find) try asking your local library.

Suggested by Kat-WWJ, Buckinghamshire

Tagged with: funny hilarious layered moving page touching turner

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Comments

I loved this book! One minute I was in tears - the next tears of laughter. Danny Gillan is a super writer - funny, witty and astute - he creates believable characters who suck you into their story and their life. At times hysterical, at times poignant, this book ticked all the boxes for me. I fully recommend the read.
Myfanwy
It's not till after to you finish this, that you realise how you've been laughing your way through a book which actually tackles some serious subjects. It is moving, I agree, but in such a refreshing way. Gillan's astute observations on how events change people were so lightly done, and with half an eye on the absurdities of life, he reminded me (in a way) of Eddie Izzard. You laugh your head off, but the message stays with you. And you're glad you heard his particular take on it. Has he written anything else? I'd be interested to read more of his output.
Prudence
 

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