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About the Book

A Long Way Down

Meet Martin, JJ, Jess and Maureen. Four people who come together on New Year's Eve: a former TV talk show host, a musician, a teenage girl and a mother. Three are British, one is American. They encounter one another on the roof of Topper's House, a London destination famous as the last stop for those ready to end their lives.

In four distinct and riveting first-person voices, Nick Hornby tells a story of four individuals confronting the limits of choice, circumstance and their own mortality. This is a tale of connections made and missed, punishing regrets and the grace of second chances.

Intense, hilarious, provocative and moving, A LONG WAY DOWN is a novel about suicide that is, surprisingly, full of life.

A Long Way Down
by Nick Hornby

  • Publication Date: June 7, 2005
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
  • ISBN-10: 1573223026
  • ISBN-13: 9781573223027