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    I started reading How Not to Die Alone on 582019 and finished it on 5102019 This story being particularly depressing but I have to admit that I enjoyed reading it It’s different I have never thought about those people who live alone and die alone before I’m aware of people who live through life that either don’t get married or don’t have children and outlived their spouses but I always thought they may have co

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    υιɾƙყ Uρʅιϝƚιɳɠ Uɳιϙυҽ Richard Roper has crafted a uirky and uplifting story packed with colorful characters and a uniue storyline The blurb of this book compares it to “Eleanor Oliphant” Generally I

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    Find all of my reviews at a pickle this book has left me in I should have hated it because it contained my maybe only dealbreaker plotline – one that 9999999% of the time makes me Since I received an early copy

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    DNF 60% I really tried to get through this one but wow was it a slog I just couldn't do it any Onto the next one

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    This is a fast chuckle inducing read with poignant moments of sadness and reflection Andrew’s job is to go to the homes of the deceased and find out if they have any family and any money to pay for a funeral Sometimes the bodies have been ro

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    3 StarsHave you ever started a novel and known immediately that it was not for you and yet you kept going? Such was the case with “How Not to Die Alone”This novel is about a man named Andrew who works for the death registry his main job is to go to the homes of the recently deceased determine if they have nex

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    Thank you to GP Putnam's Sons Penguin Publishing Group for providing an advance reader copy via EdelweissAndrew is 42 single lives alone in an apartment in London and works for the council He has the unusual task of dealing with the aftermath

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    This book has shaken me to my core But in the best way It was nothing like I expected it to be from the blurb but instead was so much darker and utterly heart wrenching I don’t know if this is morbid on my behalf but I freuently wonder about my own inevitable death wonder about how old I’ll be where I’ll be would my absence impact anyone to any great degree I’m guessing I’m not the only one who thinks about these things because

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    Andrew works for the local council and has an unusual job of identifying if people who lived and died alone had a next of kin The irony of the situation is that Andrew himself is estranged from his family single and lives alone although due to a misunderstanding during the job interview his boss thinks that Andr

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    Why I love itby Liberty HardyPrepare yourself for hilarity and heart sueezes in this life affirming novel about—wait for it—deathAndrew has an unusual job for a civil servant He goes into the homes of deceased people who lived alone and searches their belongings for clues of any living relatives He is respectful and sensitive and the job suits him Andrew himself lives a uiet life alone—not that his coworkers know that For fi

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How Not to Die Alone

Wash the day's cares away At least that's what his coworkers believeAndrew didn't mean for the misunderstanding to happen yet he's become trapped in his own white lie The fantasy of his wife and two kids has become a pleasant escape from his lonely one bedroom with only his Ella Fitzgerald records for company But when new employee Peggy breezes into his life like a breath of fresh air Andrew is shaken out of his routine She doesn't notic. 3 StarsHave you ever started a novel and known immediately that it was not for you and yet you kept going Such was the case with How Not to Die Alone This novel is about a man named Andrew who works for the death registry his main job is to go to the homes of the recently deceased determine if they have next of kin andor funds to pay for funeral expenses If they have no one he makes sure to attend their funerals You see he is alone and has no one yet he has lied to everyone at his office and has told them that he is married with two children because in truth he could end up in the same predicament he could die alone Then someone new starts at the registry her name Peggy She is married with children she s not married to Al I swear lol Their friendship has a profound impact on Andrew and the way he thinks of himself and the worldAdmittedly this novel was perhaps not the best choice for someone like me as I am divorced have no children and don t have close family I have the best of friends and I have books thus I am richer than most That said this though How Not to Die Alone is at times endearing and uirky it is also a heavier type read that was hard to shake off There were no moments where it truly touched my heart or made me smile with utter joy unlike other books in this genre It just didn t have that same feel The characters of Andrew and Peggy however both go through a lot of growth throughout the novel and have an incredible amount of believability and depth which was astounding considering this is a debut novel If you can handle a bit of heavier read this novel might be for youThank you to Edelweiss NetGalley Penguin Group Putnam and Richard Roper for an arc of this novel in exchange for an honest review Published on Goodreads Edelweiss and NetGalley on 22619Will be published on on 52819

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E the wall he's been safely hiding behind and their friendship promises to break it downAndrew must choose Does he tell the truth and start really living his life but risk losing his friendship with Peggy Or will he stay safe and alone behind the façade How Not to Die Alone is about the importance of taking a chance in those moments when we have the most to lose Sharp and funny warm and real it's the kind of big hearted story we all need. This book has shaken me to my core But in the best way It was nothing like I expected it to be from the blurb but instead was so much darker and utterly heart wrenching I don t know if this is morbid on my behalf but I freuently wonder about my own inevitable death wonder about how old I ll be where I ll be would my absence impact anyone to any great degree I m guessing I m not the only one who thinks about these things because these themes are key to the plot of Something to Live For The book follows lonely Andrew as he navigates a council job that reuires him to inspect the homes of recently deceased people who appear to have no next of kin in order to find out if they a have long lost family somewhere and b if they have accumulated enough finances to pay for a funeral Andrew goes above and beyond his duty and always attends the funerals of these lost and lonely souls freuently being the only person in attendance apart from the vicar Andrew feels a kinship with these people and the book explores why that is through the introduction of a new co worker Peggy It uickly becomes apparent that Andrew has been living with some sort of trauma and because of this has fabricated a personal life to make him feel somehow like he belongs What started as a simple white lie to cover up a moment s distraction during a job interview snowballs into a lie so huge that it smothers Andrew s sense of identity But with the introduction of Peggy Andrew begins to find the motivation to live his true self and to finally face the tragedy of his past The character of Andrew is utterly compelling to read about He is beautifully drawn with so many layers to his personality and his life s story Getting to know him through this book was an incredible journey to go on My heart ached for him to find his truth and his peace with that truth His character arc is richly detailed I was thoroughly gripped by the plot and I was completely invested in getting to know what the outcome of his story would be I also really enjoyed the ending of the book I thought it was perfectly paced and hit the right notes of hope and bittersweetness The side characters in the book were obviously not uite as detailed as Andrew but each added their own uniue charm to the novel I was particularly fond of Andrew s online buddies from the model train enthusiasts forum and really liked how the book illustrated the meaningful friendships and connections that people can make using the internet But the best part of this book has to be Peggy Her friendship with Andrew is delightful She imbues lightness into this dark world of Andrew s even though she too has some personal demons regarding her marriage to an alcoholic husband But when both Andrew and Peggy are on the page together it s just wonderful They have a sweet chemistry and it s impossible to not want these two characters to find their happy ever after together yes I know she s married and some people might raise an eyebrow at that But this book is written in such an honest way that you feel the depth of conflict on Peggy s part Her story arc isn t black and white and I am 100% convinced the ending for her character will satisfy any reader who might be uncomfortable with her marital status and how it conflicts with her friendship with Andrew This is a book that I would recommend to any fan of contemporary adult fiction It does deal with topics surrounding death and loneliness which might be a little too dark for some readers but amidst all the pain and sorrow in this novel there is great hope about the resilience of the human spirit and how just one simple connection with another human being can save a lifeHighly recommended 45 starsContent Warning suicide attempt alcoholism An e copy of this book was kindly provided to me by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis paperback edition publishing 23rd July 2020 OrionOriginally published in other regions in 2019 as How Not to Die Alone For reviews and book related chat check out my blogFollow me on TwitterFriend me on Goodreads Sozialismus Und Kapitalistische Gesellschaftsordnung expected it to be from the blurb but instead was so much darker and utterly heart wrenching I don t know if this is morbid on my behalf but I freuently wonder about my own inevitable death wonder about how old I ll be where I ll be would my absence impact anyone to any great degree I m guessing I m not the only one who thinks about these things because these themes are key to the plot of Something to Live For The book follows lonely Andrew as he navigates a council job that reuires him to inspect the homes of recently deceased people who appear to have no next of kin in order to find out if they a have long lost family somewhere and b if they have accumulated Sponsor. 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A darkly funny and life affirming debut novel for readers of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine the story of one man who is offered a second chance at life and love when he develops an unexpected friendship if he can expose the white lie he told years ago that grew into so much Andrew's day to day is a little grim searching for next of kin for those who die alone Thankfully he has a loving family waiting for him when he gets home to help. U U Richard Roper has crafted a uirky and uplifting story packed with colorful characters and a uniue storyline The blurb of this book compares it to Eleanor Oliphant Generally I m not a fan of comparing books but I d have to say this is an accurate comparison SO if you loved Eleanor you will also love getting to know Andrew Andrew is 42 a bit of a loner and he works for the Ministry of Death His job includes finding the next of kin for those who die alone searching their home for valuable possessions that will help pay for their funeral and then even though it s not compulsory Andrew attends the funerals for these people who have no one in their lives to say goodbye Andrew returns home every evening to an empty house his model trains and group of eclectic online friends who he met on a model train enthusiast website However because of an innocent slip up he made on his job interview his boss Cameron and coworkers believe he returns home every evening to a wife and two kids When Peggy begins working with Andrew and befriends him and his boss Cameron wants the coworkers to have monthly dinner parties Andrew is fearful that the truth will come out Is living with this lie truly living Will the truth set Andrew free or ruin his life Andrew was a lovable vulnerable character that I just wanted to give a big hug Peggy was great a true breath of fresh air The friendship that forms between these two was so lovely Andrew had really got himself into uite the pickle one white lie that snowballed into something involving spreadsheets It really was sad to contemplate how these people died alone with seemingly nobody in their lives that cared And then there was Andrew who had the opportunity to make some choices that would prevent him from being in the same position one day I think Mr Roper did an amazing job of showing us how we all have people in our lives than we think we just need to know where to look This was a feel good story that made me smile It s kind of interesting that a story that features death so prominently could be so uplifting but this book really was Simply put this was a uirky tale bursting with heart hope and humor many thanks to GP Putnam s Sons for my copy Detective Wanda Wolfe expose the white lie he told years ago that grew into so much Andrew's day to day is a little grim searching for next of kin for those who die alone Thankfully he has a loving family waiting for him when he gets home to help. 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  • Hardcover
  • 321
  • How Not to Die Alone
  • Richard Roper
  • English
  • 21 September 2019
  • 9780525539889