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The Finishing Line

Owen Slot

7 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

'If you liked FOUR WEDDINGS...you'll love THE FINISHING LINE. Owen Slot's first novel is a Richard Curtis-esque romantic comedy about three friends racing to get married' THE TIMES

They're under starters orders, and they're off...

Early favourite Will is first out of the stalls after waking up with Children's TV star Jenny Joffee...only to be overtaken at the first fence by his two best friends: one takes the lead with his audacious engagement to Will's first love; the other is soon neck and neck through his dangerous liaisons with Will's client's ex-wife.

Now it's a race to the finishing line. As Will leaps over legal hurdles in his taxing job as a divorce lawyer, he realises the there are a few more ditches before he can reach the final strait. But he isn't sure he wants to win anyway...

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Praise for The Finishing Line

  • 'If you liked Four Weddings...you'll love The Finishing Line. Owen Slot's first novel is a Richard Curtis-esque romantic comedy about three friends racing to get married' The Times

  • 'His mates are getting married and singleton Will feels left on the shelf. Is he the male Bridget Jones? Perceptive and amusing' More!

  • 'Funny...Slot gives Mike Gayle a run for his money' Daily Mirror

  • 'Bloody good read...a great insight into what makes men tick' New Woman

  • 'Funny and touching' Cosmopolitan

  • 'Do men also have Bridget Jones-style fears about being left on the shelf? Apparently so, as this hilarious debut sees a male singleton fret about his marrying pals' Heat

  • 'A refreshing change...A wryly amusing look at being the last single man standing. Perfect beach reading' Liverpool Daily Post

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Owen Slot

Owen Slot is the Chief Sports Reporter for The Times. He won Sports Reporter of the Year in 1998, 2001 and 2002 and has covered 3 Olympics, 3 European Championships, 3 Rugby World Cups and the World Cup last June.

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