If your closest work friend had died.
If you had started a new job
If that job turned out to be…
A little odd…
Would that be the kind of thing that could happen just to anyone at all, or would there be another reason – a reason that may take more than just a little unearthing to reveal – well, more like excavating than unearthing…
Featuring the theoretical cat*, the Thoughts of chairman Bob** and the existential mouse***, “Anyone” will take you on a journey unlike any other. ****
There will be blue egg thinking. Conundrums with regards as how exactly to learn about your room, dark matter, nuclear fission*****
and the advantages of having a friend called Mister Cheesy.
So reboot the Enid and Doris engine, grab an unusually fresh sandwich from Mr Hinnerty’s corner shop (motto: “we sell everything” – and he actually seems to) and follow me on a journey that may -
** Not really Bob as such. May contain smiting.
*** Irish. Swears like a trouper. (This is not mutually inclusive by the way.)
***Not suitable for the over – religious or owners of the latest Tom Jones calendar.
*****Not like nuclear fusion at all. The bus fare for example, is horrendous.
****** Yes. There is an in between, though the weather is apparently terrible. Thunder, lightning and a definite smell of brimstone most of the time. Definitely never responsible for an entry on Trip Advisor or the like.
From the author of "Paul McCartney's Coat and Other Stories" and "Liverpool", "Anyone" is the latest novel in an increasingly difficult to categorise stories from Michael White. A sense of humour may most definitely be required.
First things first -
some extent I suppose this book was partly down to the need for some form of therapy to get over his loss. It’s also about fun as well. Jon would be seriously upset if I had written a book with him in it that had no fun in it at
all! It fact, it is probably the least serious book I have written so far -
especially proud of the three characters whose lives run through the book as sub-
And of course Pip, the technical support call centre operative, and his constant quest to do no work at all. You probably won’t be surprised to hear that Les and Pip are both real too, and the stories about Regulus Telecom are all completely non-