Richard Roper



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How Not to Die Alone

3.69 avg rating — 15,680 ratings — published 2019 — 43 editions
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When We Were Young

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“There’s nothing like a PowerPoint presentation to stamp out green shoots of happiness,”
Richard Roper, How Not to Die Alone

“It was Andrew realized, not because of tension or nervousness, but purely because of the pulse of her heart, and suddenly he was gripped by possibility once again, that as long as there was that movement in someone, there was capacity to love and now his heart was beating faster and faster as if the power of the river were pushing blood through his veins, urging him to act. He felt Peggy stir, "So", she said, the faintest of tremors in her voice, "Quick question. With scones...do you go with jam or cream first?" Andrew considered the question. "I'm not sure it really matters..." He said. "Not in the grand scheme of things. " And then he leaned across, took Peggy's face in his hands, and kissed her.”
Richard Roper, How Not to Die Alone

“Ten years ago there had been a chance he might have considered a fresh start. Traveling, maybe, or a bold new career move. But these days just having to leave the house left him with an unspecific feeling of anxiety, so hiking to Machu Picchu or retraining as a lion tamer wasn’t exactly on the cards.”
Richard Roper, How Not to Die Alone

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