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The Empathy Problem

The Empathy Problem

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE UNIVERSE VERSUS ALEX WOODS COMES ANOTHER WARM, WITTY AND GRIPPING STORY OF SECOND CHANCES

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‘It’s so good it’ll leave you wanting to change your own life, to be a better person’ INDEPENDENT
‘Witty and sincere… very clever.’ HUFFINGTON POST
‘Another stand-out book from this outstanding author.’ THE SUN, BOOK OF THE WEEK
I absolutely loved this story… Extence has such a dry, witty style of writing.’ MARIE CLAIRE
Extence keeps the twists and turns coming, full of mordant wit, until the bitter end.’ DAILY MAIL

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RESCUED. GABRIEL HAS NEVER RESCUED ANYONE BEFORE. BUT WHEN HIS LIFE GETS TURNED UPSIDE DOWN THERE’S NO MORE TIME FOR REGRETS OR MISSED CHANCES. AND GABRIEL IS JUST ABOUT READY TO GRAB EVERY CHANCE LIFE THROWS AT HIM.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 11th August 2016

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781473605213

Reviews

A very personal, compassionate and intimate read. Gavin Extence is fast becoming one of my favourite authors, he constantly surprises, challenges and stimulates with his barbed, so beautifully readable books. I sat up reading for most of the night, and even when I had turned the last page, I didn't want to put it down.
Lovereading.co.uk
A gripping look at an unlikeable character.
Psychologies
Extence's quick wit and smart use of dialogue, deployed throughout an eventful plot with a varied cast of distinct characters, add a degree of levity you'd find more often in a Hollywood screenplay . . . a healthy dose of Dickens . . . Extence piles on delight after delight . . . The Empathy Problem finds a way to make us smile through our tears.
Bookanista
I absolutely loved this story... Extence has such a dry, witty style of writing.
Marie Claire
Extence keeps the twists and turns coming, full of mordant wit, until the bitter end.
Daily Mail
A brilliant book about second chances in life by Gavin Extence. I am looking forward to what he is coming up with next!
Ela's Book Corner
It's funny, well observed and heartfelt without being sentimental... a lovely, engaging read that'll leave you resolving to change your own life for the better.
Winq magazine
Extence's novel is an absolute triumph, once again reiterating his skill for characterisation and voice.
Nudge books
This book is never sentimental and Extence doesn't make the mistake of having Gabriel suddenly becoming perfect but by the end he is someone you'd have as a friend. Along the way we learn the value of honesty, love, music and loyalty. As well as the joy of perfectly aimed revenge . . .
Jane & Bex Blog
Another stand-out book from this outstanding author
Book of the Week, The Sun
The Empathy Problem is delightful, written in a warm, engaging voice and composed of short chapters that rattle along . . . An accessible read but one that prompts you to think about what it means to live a moral life. It's so good it 'll leave you wanting to change your own life, to be a better person.
Independent
Emotional porn for lefties . . . You can't put it down . . . precise and propulsive . . . a real page-turner
Janice Forsyth show, BBC Radio Scotland
Witty and sincere . . . very clever
Huffington Post
Witty, insightful and tender, The Empathy Problem is a triumph. I loved it.
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