COLUMBIA ROAD
Take a walk on the wild side of webcam culture . . .


Cash is hard to come by in Columbia Road, where Cisco, her uptight brother and her downbeat boyfriend struggle to make ends meet.

Cisco's tired of being a temp, her brother's convinced that being a teen agony uncle has a shelf life, while her man of the moment is lost to an online game with a million bucks at stake.

That's when their landlord, a property impresario called Cartier, tables an offer they can't refuse: transform the place into a virtual show home, with a cam in every room, the three can stay on rent-free. 
Except Cartier has a hidden agenda, and privacy comes at a price. 

Praise for Columbia Road:

Whyman's deceptively flippant style masks an interesting take on the London flatshare genre, and a serious, if funny, comment on the downside of webcam mania. Fantastic second novel from the agony-uncle-turned-novelist.
Heat

If you're a Big Brother addict, this is the book for you.
Company

Big Brother meets Bonny & Clyde - the results are incredibly fast, exceptionally funny, and surprisingly touching . . . Matt Whyman gives (very) good girl.
Stella Duffy

A story told with style and wit.
RTE Interactive

  • Published in 2002 by Hodder & Stoughton
  • Also published in Russia





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