White City Blue Paperback
by Tim Lott
Estate agent Frankie Blue is known on his home turf - White City, Shepherd's Bush - as 'Frank theFib'.
He's a liar - but one who always tries to tell the truth.
He has been friends with Diamond Tony, a hairdresser, Colin, a computer nerd, and Nodge, a cabbie, since schooldays.
Now they are thirty, and trying to live the same life as they did then - drinking, girls, coke, and football.
But Frankie is bored. He's decided to carry out the great 'betrayal' - he's going to get married.
From the moment he tells his mates, the whole patchwork of their friendships begins to collapse - revealing the sad, shocking but often hilarious truths that lie underneath.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/05/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780140266498
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Review by Daftboy1
OK Book. This about growing up and moving away from your mates. The main character is called Frankie Blue who gets a girlfriend called Veronicaand thinks its time that he and his mates go their separate ways. They always meet up on August the 14th every year but this is the same day as Veronica's birthday. She doesnt want him to go he ends up going falls out with her and also falls out with his mates Colin, Tony and Nodge. Frankie becomes a loner decides to make up with his mates and also marries Veronica. Colin and Nodge go to the wedding but not Tony as he is a bully. This book will appeal to QPR fans.