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0120160502

Lisa Owens's comic debut novel tells the story of a life unravelling in minute and spectacular ways, voicing the questions we've all asked ourselves but never dared to say out loud.

Thirtysomething Claire Flannery has quit her job to discover her true vocation, only to realise that she has no idea how to go about finding it. In her muddled but somehow impeccable logic she discovers that, 'the more time you have, the less time you have'. As the weeks stretch into months with nothing to show but an overflowing internet search history and an unintended feud with her mother, Claire finds herself sinking under pressure and wondering where her life fell apart.

Lisa Owens was born in 1985 and grew up in Glasgow and Hertfordshire. After graduating, she spent six years working in publishing before leaving to complete an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Not Working is her first novel.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0220160503

The comic debut novel by Lisa Owens, depicting a life unravelling in minute and spectacular ways - and voicing the questions we've all asked ourselves but never dared to say out loud.

Thirtysomething Claire Flannery has quit her job to discover her true vocation, only to realise that she has no idea how to go about finding it. In her muddled but somehow impeccable logic she discovers that, 'the more time you have, the less time you have'. As the weeks stretch into months with nothing to show but an overflowing internet search history and a growing rift with her mother, Claire finds herself sinking under the pressure.

The author Lisa Owens was born in 1985 and grew up in Glasgow and Hertfordshire. After graduating, she spent six years working in publishing before leaving to complete an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Not Working is her first novel.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0320160504

Lisa Owens' comic debut, depicting a life unravelling in minute and spectacular ways.

Thirtysomething Claire Flannery has quit her job to discover her true vocation, only to realise that she has no idea how to go about finding it. As the weeks stretch into months with nothing to show but an overflowing internet search history and a growing rift with her mother, Claire finds herself sinking under the pressure.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0420160505

Lisa Owens' witty and poignant debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Thirtysomething Claire Flannery is no closer to finding her true vocation. It doesn't help that she's increasingly distracted from her job search by the growing (and hurtful) rift with her mother - following Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her when she was little. As weeks stretch into months, she has little to show but an overflowing internet search history and the prospect of spending her first Christmas without her family.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0520160506

Lisa Owens' witty and poignant debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Thirtysomething Claire Flannery is no closer to finding her true vocation. It doesn't help that she's increasingly distracted from her job search by a growing (and hurtful) rift with her mother - following Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her when she was little. In the hope that a change of scene will help relieve some pressure, she and her partner Luke spend a weekend with his parents.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0620160509

Lisa Owens' witty and poignant debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery has quit her marketing job in order to search for her true vocation. But months have passed and she's no closer to understanding what she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world... he's training to be a brain surgeon.

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0720160510

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is searching for her true vocation. But, months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what it is she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world... he's training to be a brain surgeon. He's been supportive up until now, but is starting to lose patience.

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0820160511

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is still searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what it is she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's badly fallen out with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

080820160511

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is still searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what it is she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's badly fallen out with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

0920160512

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

090920160512

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

1020160513

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling. Her father, thankfully, is completely behind her and helps her understand that her mother just needs time to come to terms with what happened.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

101020160513

Lisa Owens' "generation-defining" comic debut novel, read by Emily Bruni.

Claire Flannery is searching for her true vocation. Months after she quit her marketing job, she's no closer to understanding what she wants to do with her life. It doesn't help that Luke, her long-term partner, is passionate about his job, which also happens to be one of the worthiest in the world (he's training to be a brain surgeon).

In addition, she's fallen out badly with her mother - who refuses to accept Claire's revelation that her grandfather exposed himself to her with she was little. It hadn't seemed like a big deal to Claire at the time, but her mother's reaction has left her hurt and reeling. Her father, thankfully, is completely behind her and helps her understand that her mother just needs time to come to terms with what happened.

Read by Emily Bruni

Written by Lisa Owens

Abridged by Robin Brooks

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.