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They Came From SW19

Nigel Williams

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The hilarious second book in Nigel William's comic trilogy set in Wimbledon, delightfully re-issued with a stunning new cover.

At fourteen years old, Simon Britten is a keen ufologist. When his dad dies, two things happen: a UFO-watch on Wimbledon Common turns up something distinctly out of this world; and his mother joins a local 'church' and attempts to contact her deceased husband beyond the grave. Caught between the Extra-Terrestrial and the First Church of Christ the Spiritualist, Simon struggles to work out just what - or whom - he should believe in.

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Praise for They Came From SW19

  • Sometimes whacky, sometimes hysterical, more often provoking horse-laughs than titters, They Came from SW19 follows superbly in the suburban steps of The Wimbledon Poisoner - The Times

  • Williams has once again demonstrated that he is one of the funniest writers around. - Sunday Telegraph

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Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams is the author of twelve novels - including the best-selling Wimbledon Trilogy. His stage plays include Class Enemy, still being performed all over the world, and a dramatisation of William Golding's Lord of the Flies recently revived at the Regent's Park Theatre. He also wrote the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Elizabeth I, starring Helen Mirren, while his BBC Radio 4 comedy 'HR' , with Jonathan Pryce and Nicholas le Prevost, is now in its fourth series. He has lived in Putney for thirty years.

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