A Long Way Down

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Books LTD

Date: February 2014

Duration: 8 hours 14 minutes

Summary:

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of A Long Way Down,
Nick Hornby's hilarious bestseller about strangers and secrets, now a major motion picture starring Rosamund Pike and Pierce Brosnan.

'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?'

For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's pretty simple: he has, in his own words, 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve, he's going to end it all ... But not, as it happens, alone. Because first single-mum Maureen, then eighteen-year-old Jess and lastly American rock-god JJ turn up and crash Martin's private party. They've stolen his idea - but brought their own reasons.

Yet it's hard to jump when you've got an audience queuing impatiently behind you. A few heated words and some slices of cold pizza later and these four strangers are suddenly allies. But is their unlikely friendship a good enough reason to carry on living?

Read by Nicky Henson, Pauline Mclynn, Beattie Edmondson and Christopher Ragland.

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