An extract from the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of A Long Way Down. Read by Nicky Henson, Pauline Mclynn, Beattie Edmondson and Christopher Ragland.

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.
‘Startling—wildly enjoyable—A Long Way Down is a daring high-wire act, and Hornby pulls it off perfectly’The Seattle Times‘At its heart, A Long Way Down isn’t really about suicide itself anyway. It’s more about what happens when you don’t kill yourself, and the tale Hornby subsequently tells is an unusual and unpredictable one’The New York Times‘It’s like The Breakfast Club rewritten by Beckett—What makes the book work is Hornby’s refusal to give an inch to sentimentality or cheap inspirational guff’Time

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