Pride Before a Fall

Pride Before a Fall stars Sharply observed keenly funny and thoroughly authentic D J Cooper s assured debut novel arrives with a set of fully formed characters populating a world most of us will be all too familiar w

  • Title: Pride Before a Fall
  • Author: D.J. Cooper
  • ISBN: 9781481233811
  • Page: 292
  • Format: Paperback
  • 5 stars Sharply observed, keenly funny and thoroughly authentic, D J Cooper s assured debut novel arrives with a set of fully formed characters populating a world most of us will be all too familiar with Cooper drops us into a setting based on superficiality, looks, contacts and chemicals and then plots a course through it that reveals the depths among the shallows an 5 stars Sharply observed, keenly funny and thoroughly authentic, D J Cooper s assured debut novel arrives with a set of fully formed characters populating a world most of us will be all too familiar with Cooper drops us into a setting based on superficiality, looks, contacts and chemicals and then plots a course through it that reveals the depths among the shallows and also the shallows among the shallows it is the gays we re talking about after all The result is a book simply crying out for a sequel Hilarious, knowing, and occasionally arousing, Pride Before a Fall should be required reading on any syllabus at Gay Finishing School More please Editor 360 Magazine This fictional pastiche of queer London draws on the author s wealth of personal experience to chronicle and send up its obsessions with sex, drugs, online dating oh, and musical theatre Pride Before a Fall by D.J Cooper s first novel, and draws on fertile ground London s over the top gay clubbing scene, and the oh so often murky and secretive world of gay media This debut novel has already taken the UK by storm with Pride Before a Fall having already topped the gay and lesbian fiction best seller list in the UK Set against a backdrop of the shadowy goings on at the queer equivalent of News Corp, Pride Before a Fall is a very modern satire about trade, in all its forms Just how far would you be prepared to go, and what would you do, to protect your career, company, friendships, relationships, reputation or even your very existence Stuck in a dead end job, life is nothing than a never ending series of repetitive actions for Adam But working at the mighty QueerDom media empire does have its upsides, such as free entry to London s glittering clubbing scene and an open door to the hedonistic queer capital of the world, no questions asked With its myriad of parties and endless celebrations, there s never any shortage of places to see, and be seen, partying the night and the following day away too Being a small fish, in a small pond, can only mean one thing in this city that the sharks are never far away, and they are about to go on a feeding frenzy Lurching from one drug and drink fuelled party to another isn t exactly the most fertile ground for romance, but love can turn up at a moment s notice, and in the most unexpected places Listening to your heart isn t easy at the best of times, especially when the soundtrack to your life is playing at an ear splitting 50 decibels and a frenetic 120 beats per minute But sometimes your heart can sell you out, and what you think you have fallen for hook, line and sinker is nothing than imagination, and wishful thinking When push comes to shove, and you eventually sober up, you have to pick a side to come down on and trust your instincts Will you turn out to be a cynical old queen that never has a good word to say about anyone, or let it all roll on a feeling, a good feeling, a feeling that feels a lot like it could be, if you nurture it love This Ram Dram romp through London s queer underbelly is a rip roaring, roller coaster of a ride that pulls no punches, and isn t taking any prisoners either This is a story about fucking, being fucked over, whoring, pimping, drugs, addiction and death oh, and of course there s also than a sprinkling of musical theatre too darlings.

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    • You can't help but read Pride Before a Fall with a smirk, a laugh, and the perfectly chilled thermos of mimoas by you as you sit pool side (or as I did in my local park laid out on a blanket enjoying the cool NYC breeze). DJ Cooper has taken a barely on the edge of reality (and trust I've been there, it's a sharp edge) take of the gay community where looks (both physical and fashionable) trump substance and it's not who you know but how you use them to get ahead is all that matters. It's a wonde [...]


    • I was lucky enough to catch this in e-book form and giggled my way through what can only be termed as "gay Mafia adventures" that, as someone who used to work for a gay media company can attest, are more believable than you would think. Smart, sophisticated, sleazy, and more. If you don't feel at least one side of your mouth curling up in a smile then you're probably a conservative right wing nut contemplating how you can use this to put down the gays, sense of humor impaired, or waiting for som [...]


    • My baby/little monster - The reviews on have all been very positive and encouraging so far, which is good. Hopefully there will be more to come


    • Floridly descriptive - this is a delve into the gay world of parties, drugs and disappointments! Darren Cooper clearly knows his material and whilst sometimes close to the bone - I look forward to his next offering.


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