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About the Book

About the Book

Here Goes Nothing

A wildly inventive, savagely funny and topical novel about love, mortality and the afterlife, by the Booker-shortlisted author of A FRACTION OF THE WHOLE.

Angus is a reformed ne'er-do-well looking forward to the birth of his first child when he's murdered by a man who's in love with his pregnant wife, Gracie. Having never believed in God, heaven or hell, Angus finds himself in the afterlife --- a place that provides more questions than answers. As a worldwide pandemic finally reaches the shores of Australia, the afterlife starts to get very crowded. Angus finds a way to reconnect with Gracie and maybe even seek revenge on his murderer.

HERE GOES NOTHING is a novel of exhilarating originality and scope about birth, death and everything in between and after by "a writer of prodigious talent" (Peter Carey) that contains a vision of the afterlife that rivals Dante’s DIVINE COMEDY and George Saunders' LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, and the emmy-nominated "The Good Place."

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Here Goes Nothing
by Steve Toltz

  • Publication Date: May 3, 2022
  • Genres: Fiction, Humor
  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Melville House
  • ISBN-10: 1612199712
  • ISBN-13: 9781612199719