Photo copyright: Patrick Dodds

Photo copyright: Patrick Dodds

DREW DAVIES

Agent: Hattie Grunewald

Biography: Drew Davies was born in London and grew up in Whanganui, New Zealand. He attended the Unitec School of Performing Arts in Auckland and won a Playmarket New Zealand Young Playwright of the Year award in 2000. After a brief stint on a kiwi soap, he has worked in Search for the past 15 years. Drew’s other claim to fame is that Stephen Fry once called him droll. Either that, or he got his name wrong. He now lives in Wanstead, London.

 THE SHAPE OF US  Bookouture, Nov 2018 Romantic comedy, 331 pages   One day in London…    Daisy  is rushing to work when a stranger on a bicycle almost knocks her over – and then asks for her number.   Dylan , a teenage boy, lives with an illness which means he can’t leave his bedroom – but which hasn’t stopped him from falling hopelessly in love.   JoJo , a wife in her sixties, is trying desperately to win her beloved husband back from his mistress.   Adam  has recently lost his job and lies to his housemate about where he goes every day.  These four total strangers – whose paths cross in the charming city of London – have one thing in common. They are all lonely souls looking for love. But what are the chances of them actually finding it?

THE SHAPE OF US

Bookouture, Nov 2018
Romantic comedy, 331 pages

One day in London…

Daisy is rushing to work when a stranger on a bicycle almost knocks her over – and then asks for her number.

Dylan, a teenage boy, lives with an illness which means he can’t leave his bedroom – but which hasn’t stopped him from falling hopelessly in love.

JoJo, a wife in her sixties, is trying desperately to win her beloved husband back from his mistress.

Adam has recently lost his job and lies to his housemate about where he goes every day.

These four total strangers – whose paths cross in the charming city of London – have one thing in common. They are all lonely souls looking for love. But what are the chances of them actually finding it?