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  • Published: 8 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448167494
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368


A hilarious and poignant novel from one of Britain's most entertaining and provocative writers.

Lucy desperately wants a baby. Sam is determined to write a hit movie. The problem is that both their efforts seem to be unfruitful. And given that the average IVF cycle has about a one in five chance of going into full production, Lucy's chances of getting what she wants are considerably better than Sam's.

What Sam and Lucy are about to go through is absolutely inconceivable. The question is, can their love survive?

Inconceivable confirms Ben Elton as one of Britain’s most significant, entertaining and provocative writers.

  • Pub date: 8 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448167494
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the Author

Ben Elton

Ben Elton’s multi-award winning career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past thirty-five years. In addition to his hugely influential work as a stand-up comic, he was co-writer of TV hits The Young Ones and Blackadder and sole creator of The Thin Blue Line and Upstart Crow. He has written fifteen major bestsellers, including Stark, Popcorn, Inconceivable, Dead Famous, High Society, Two Brothers and Time and Time Again, three West End plays and three musicals, including global phenomenon We Will Rock You. He has written and directed two feature films, Maybe Baby and Three Summers.

He is married and has three children.

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Praise for Inconceivable

“Moving and thoroughly entertaining”

Daily Express

“A very funny book about a sensitive subject...Ben Elton the writer might be even funnier than Ben Elton the comic”

Daily Mail

“A tender, beautifully balanced romantic comedy”


“Extremely funny, clever, well-written, sharp and unexpectedly moving...This brilliant, chaotic satire merits rereading several times”

Nicholas Coleridge, Mail on Sunday

“This is Elton at his best - mature, humane, and still a laugh a minute. At least”

Daily Telegraph

“Only Ben Elton could combine uncomfortable questions about gender politics with a gripping, page-turning narrative and jokes that make you laugh out loud”

Tony Parsons

“A very funny book about a sensitive subject ... Ben Elton the writer might even be funniter than Ben Elton the comic”

Daily Mail

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