House of Sleep
Jonathan Coe

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Narrated By: Sophie Ward

Duration: 11 hours

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The House of Sleep by Jonathan Coe, read by Sophie Ward.

Sarah is a narcoleptic who has dreams so vivid she mistakes them for real events; Robert has had his life changed for ever by the misunderstandings arising from her condition; Terry, the insomniac, spends his wakeful nights fuelling his obsession with movies; and the increasingly unstable Dr Gregory Dudden sees sleep as a life-shortening disease which must be eradicated .

A group of students sharing a house. They fall in and out of love, they drift apart. Yet a decade later they are drawn back together by a series of coincidences involving their obsession with sleep - and each other ...

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction, Narrative theme: Love & relationships, Narrative theme: Interior life, Humorous fiction

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