Simon Stephenson is an author and screenwriter based in Los Angeles. His previous book Let Not The Waves Of The Sea won Best First Book at the Scottish Book Awards.
'Gripping ... genuinely funny ... pacy and emotive' Sunday Times 'Both whimsical and lyrical, an astounding examination of the human condition and all the things that make it up: curiosity, duty, art, dreams, and - of course - love. It is, much like its hero Jared, made up of both laughter and tears, and one of the most unique books ever crafted' -Mike Chen, author of A Beginning at the End 'I doubt I'll encounter a more endearing, more joy-provoking character this year' The Bookseller, Book of the Month 'Very, very clever heart-warming and heart-breaking story...I loved it!!!' ***** Reader Review 'A breath of fresh, quirky air that lifted my life' ***** Reader Review 'Funny and charming with a character that will stay with you' ***** Reader Review 'It's like a grown up version of a Pixar movie' ***** Reader Review '10/10 in love' ***** Reader Review 'Forces us to rethink our assumptions about what it means to be human' ***** Reader Review