The lives of five strangers collide on a London train carriage, as they become involved in an incident that will change them all forever. A shocking, intensely emotive and wildly original new thriller from Will Carver…
‘One of the most exciting authors in Britain. After this, he’ll have his own cult following’ Daily Express
‘Unlike anything you’ll read this year’ Heat
‘Move the hell over Brett Easton Ellis and Chuck Palahniuk .. Will Carver is the new lit prince of 21st-century disenfranchised, pop darkness’ Stephen J. Golds
A disillusioned nurse suddenly learns how to care.An injured young sportsman wakes up find that he can see only in black and white. A desperate old widower takes too many pills and believes that two angels have arrived to usher him through purgatory. Two agoraphobic men called Dave share the symptoms of a brain tumour, and frequently waken their neighbour with their ongoing rows.
Separate lives, running in parallel, destined to collide and then explode. Like the suicide bomber, riding the Circle Line, day after day, waiting for the right time to detonate, waiting for answers to his questions: Am I God? Am I dead? Will I blow up this train?
Shocking, intensely emotive and wildly original, Will Carver’s The Daves Next Door is an explosive existential thriller and a piercing examination of what it means to be human … or not.