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You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead - Marieke Hardy

You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead

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He was wearing a pair of leather pants that clung like terrified orphans to his muscular thighs, and a revealing black mesh t-shirt. The outfit seemed at odds with the cream-coloured settee and floral print curtains.

From stalking and eventually meeting her Young Talent Time idol when she was twelve, to a particularly abhorrent encounter at a high-quality swingers night, and a mildly perverse obsession with Bob Ellis, there is nothing Marieke Hardy won't write about. Welcome to a chronicle of broken hearts, fervid pursuits, passionate friendships, deranged letter-writing, the allure of the bottle, the singular charms of musicians, the lost song of youth, and three very awkward evenings with varying prostitutes-exactly zero percent of which the author's parents will want to read. Add to that a slightly misguided attempt to give real-life friends and ex-lovers a 'right of reply' to the stories they appear in and it's fair to say an extended stint in the Witness Protection Program beckons.

Confessional, voyeuristic, painful, hilarious and heartfelt, You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead reveals the acerbic wit, unflinching gaze and razor-sharp insight of a writer at the height of her powers-or the unhinged fantasies of a dangerous mind with not enough to do.

About the Author

Marieke Hardy is an emerging star of Australian humour/screenwriting/radio/tv and opinion. She writes a column for Frankie magazine, appears on The First Tuesday Bookclub, regularly appears on RRR and is the co-writer and creator of the acclaimed comedy series Laid.

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If you like Marieke you'll love it!

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  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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      Comments about You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead:

      I've always found Marieke quite interesting & this is her writing about her! It's a great read, I've real all but the last chapter.

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      ISBN: 9781742377261
      ISBN-10: 1742377262
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 300
      Published: 24th August 2011
      Publisher: Allen & Unwin
      Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.8  x 2.5
      Weight (kg): 0.36
      Edition Number: 1