Daniel's father wants to kill him. It's something of a family tradition. Daniel's psychotic police sergeant father is constantly concocting ever-more obscure methods of killing him, and his mother has abandoned the family to live out her life as a mermaid. Together with child genius Ferris and school bully Dorsal, the unlikely trio must set out on an epic adventure to reunite Daniel's family and find out exactly why his father is so emotionally illiterate. Ex takes you on a riotous and bizarre voyage down the Thames on the world's largest and most deadly wooden potato. Along the way you and Daniel will meet an outrageous array of characters including a flock of swearing ducks, a superhero-murdering grandmother and a cappuccino-swigging lion. If you're squeamish stay far away but if you've ever seen the funny side of a bad situation, Ex will transport you to a bizarre topsy turvy world where childhood has gone so wrong that the results are gothic.
Used availability for Laurie Avadis's Ex
August 2015 : UK Paperback
August 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition