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Dependence Day

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  59 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Paperback, 223 pages
Published October 9th 1995 by Arrow Books Ltd (first published 1994)
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Adam Corres
Dec 09, 2016 Adam Corres rated it did not like it
The author is a really creative and funny person (a highly successful and very humanist comedian who sold out Wembley Stadium for a comedy gig) with a very thin skin who takes criticism personally but I have to be honest (don't read any further Rob) and say this is probably the worst modern book I've ever read. It's a let-down on so many levels. It's not only about drug dependency but it reads as if the writer has been dragged into his subject. However, Robert Newman's 'The Fountain at the ...more
Carmilla Voiez
Jul 26, 2014 Carmilla Voiez rated it it was amazing
A wonderfully dark and intricate look at the intertwined lives of lovers, drug dealers and a woman running for her life. It has Rob Newman's sharp humour throughout, but it is drama at its best. To read it is to love it.
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Genuinely the oddest book I have ever read in my life. Ever.
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Robert ("Rob") Newman (born 7 July 1964) is a British stand-up comedian, author and political activist. In 1993 Newman and his then comedy partner David Baddiel became the first comedians to play and sell out the 12,000-seat Wembley Arena in London. He was born to a Greek Cypriot father and British mother.

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