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Brand New Friend

(2005)
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Finding friends is hard to do...When thirty-two-year-old Rob Brooks's long term girlfriend asks him to leave London and live with her in Manchester not only will it mean moving cities and changing the only job he's ever had, it'll also mean leaving behind his best mate in the entire world, Phil Clarke. Believing in love conquering all Rob takes the plunge and convinced of his ability to make new friends Rob tries his best to sort out the situation. But when six months in he still finds himself without even so much as a regular drinking buddy he begins to realise that sometimes making friends in your thirties can be the hardest thing to do. With this is mind Rob begins a strategy that though risky has the potential to deliver the one thing he wants: a brand new friend. His strategy? Advertising in a classified ad in a Manchester magazine. After three excruciatingly embarrassing "bloke dates" Rob begins to despair. But then his luck changes. He finds himself a brand new friend. But there's a problem. Apart from knowing less than nothing about music trivia, football and supermodels vital statistics Rob's new friend has one huge flaw. She's a girl.

Genre: General Fiction

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July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Brand New Friend (Charnwood Large Print)
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 1-84617-347-7 / 978-1-84617-347-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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September 2005 : UK Hardback

Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-89119-X / 978-0-340-89119-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2005 : UK Hardback

Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-89154-8 / 978-0-340-89154-4 (UK edition)
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September 2005 : UK Hardback

Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-89153-X / 978-0-340-89153-7 (UK edition)
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December 1925 : UK Paperback
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-96097-3 / 978-0-340-96097-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperback
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May 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-82540-5 / 978-0-340-82540-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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February 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-89565-9 / 978-0-340-89565-8 (UK edition)
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 0-340-82539-1 / 978-0-340-82539-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2005 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 1-84032-703-0 / 978-1-84032-703-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2005 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 1-84032-707-3 / 978-1-84032-707-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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December 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Title: Brand New Friend
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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