The Dead Fathers Club

The Dead Fathers Club
Publisher Canongate Books
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 286
ISBN 9781786893260
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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FROM THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Philip Noble is an eleven-year-old in crisis. His pub landlord father has died in a road accident, and his mother is succumbing to the greasy charms of her dead husband's brother, Uncle Alan. The remaining certainties of Philip's life crumble away when his father's ghost appears in the pub and declares Uncle Alan murdered him. Arming himself with weapons from the school chemistry cupboard, Philip vows to carry out the ghost's relentless demands for revenge. But can the words of a ghost be trusted any more than the lies of the living?

The Dead Fathers Club
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04

FROM THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Philip Noble is an eleven-year-old in crisis. His pub landlord father has died in a road accident, and his mother is succumbing to the greasy charms of her dead husband's brother, Uncle Alan. The remaining certainties of Philip's life crumble away when

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The Dead Fathers Club
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2007

A brilliant new novel from the acclaimed author of The Last Family in England. Philip Noble is an eleven-year-old in crisis. His pub landlord-father has died in a road accident and his mother is succumbing to the greasy charms of her dead husband’s brother, Uncle Alan. The remaining certainties

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The Dead Fathers Club
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-02-01

A ghost story with a twist-a suspenseful and poignantly funny update of Hamlet, from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library. "Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build

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The Dead Father
  • Author : Donald Barthelme
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06

The Dead Father is a gargantuan half-dead, half-alive, part mechanical, wise, vain, powerful being who still has hopes for himself--even while he is being dragged by means of a cable toward a mysterious goal. In this extraordinary novel, marked by the imaginative use of language that influenced a generation of

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The Last Family in England
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04

FROM THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Meet the Hunter family: Adam, Kate, and their children Hal and Charlotte. And Prince, their Labrador. Prince is an earnest young dog, striving hard to live up to the tenets of the Labrador Pact (Remain Loyal to Your Human Masters, Serve and

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
  • Author : David Wroblewski
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2009-03-19

A riveting family saga, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy’s epic journey into the wild. Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their

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The Radleys
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-09-20

Struggling with overwork and parenting angst, English village doctor Peter Radley endeavors to hide his family's vampire nature until their daughter's oddly satisfying act of violence reveals the truth, an event that is complicated by the arrival of a practicing vampire family member.

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Dirty Talker
  • Author : Piper Rayne
  • Publisher : Piper Rayne, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-12-08

Turn-ons… Party girls. Platinum blondes. Zero expectations. I used to think that if you could combine all three into one female, you’d have the perfect woman. Then why the hell does Ava Pearson—an outdoorsy girl, a brunette, and a woman who screams stability and responsibility—seem to be

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The Humans
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-07-02

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Midnight Library offers his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a “silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful” (Philadelphia Inquirer) novel that’s “full of heart” (Entertainment Weekly). When an extra-terrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are less than positive.

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The Road
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when

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Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Release Date : 2009-07-02

Living in Norway with their eccentric Aunt Eda, Samuel and Martha have been warned to never go into the backyard, thus when Samuel discovers a book in the attic that talks about the creatures that live out back and starts to see them with his own eyes, he begins to

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Evie and the Animals
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06

WHEN EVIE TALKS TO ANIMALS . . . THEY TALK BACK. Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent: a supertalent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking. She promises to keep it top secret, but then an evil pet-thief strikes. Every animal in town is in danger and only by DARING TO BE HERSELF can

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The Dead Moms Club
  • Author : Kate Spencer
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21

Kate Spencer lost her mom to cancer when she was 27. In The Dead Moms Club, she walks readers through her experience of stumbling through grief and loss, and helps them to get through it, too. This isn't a weepy, sentimental story, but rather a frank, up-front look at what it

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The Cottonmouth Club
  • Author : Lance Marcum
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2005-05-10

Summertime and the livin' ain't easy School's finally out, and eleven-year-old Mitch Valentine is ready to get started on his extensive list of things to do with his best friend - until his mom ruins everything with a surprise announcement. The family is going to take a long trip halfway

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The Sun Does Shine
  • Author : Anthony Ray Hinton,Lara Love Hardin
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27

Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection The Instant New York Times Bestseller A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. “An amazing and heartwarming story, it restores our faith in

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