Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
The darkly comic story of one woman’s determination to make it from her small home town to fame on the silver screen: a story of ambition, tragedy, and the lies we tell ourselves in pursuit of our dreams.
‘A cracker’ Patrick McCabe’An irresistible comedy’ Luke KennardLaura Cassidy is going all the way. Hollywood. Starry lights. The Walk of Fame. It’s her destiny. At least, that’s what her movie-obsessed father used to tell her. That was always the plan.Sure, it’s been a bit slow-going, but the stars have finally aligned. The long-awaited new theatre is about to open, and their first production calls for a particularly fiery female lead. This part has Laura’s name on it.There’s her meddlesome older sister to get past – freshly returned from saving the world. Her occasional lover and stand-in leading man seems to think it’s all a waste of time. And probably best not to mention the audition to her mother, especially after what happened last time . . . Laura just has to stay one step ahead of them all.Channelling the era of Hollywood’s silver screen and told in a voice that blends devil humour, quiet mayhem, and a singled-minded optimism that might just lead to disaster, Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame tells the story of a troubled soul desperate to find her place in life.
|Dimensions||36 × 143 × 223 mm|