Just in Case

Meg Rosoff - Author

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ISBN 9780452289376 | 256 pages | 29 Jan 2008 | Plume | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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David Case never questions his ordinary suburban life -- until one fateful day, a brush with death brings him face to face with his own mortality. Suddenly, everywhere he looks he sees catastrophe, disaster, the ruin of the human race, the demise of the planet...not to mention (to pinpoint the exact source of his anxiety) possible pain and suffering for himself.

So he changes his name, reinvents his appearance, and falls in love with the seductive Agnes Bee -- in the hope that he’ll become unrecognizable to Fate and saved from his own doom. With his imaginary greyhound in tow, Justin Case struggles to maintain his new image and above all, to survive in a world where twists of fate wait for him around every corner.

“Extraordinary and original . . . this sophisticated meditation on death, madness and sexuality is powerful and tenaciously haunting.”
Sunday Times of London

“Meg Rosoff is the Queen of Weird.”
Los Angeles Times

“A modern Catcher in the Rye.”
The Times of London

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