Inconceivable

Inconceivable by Ben Elton

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Whenever Sam thinks about babies, he envisages rivers of vomit and sleepless nights. But wife Lucy can`t walk past Mothercare without crying. What`s more, she can`t seem to conceive-not by traditional methods, anyway. Hippy confidante Drusilla suggests an array of New Age remedies, including the intimate use of nutmeg oil and al fresco lovemaking. As Lucy faces a possible verdict of infertility, her love for Sam enters tailspin, accelerated by the advent of arrogant actor Carl Phipps. Meanwhile Sam, desperate to escape his tedious BBC job, conceives the inconceivable-turning the intimacies of their battle for babies into an acclaimed movie script.

Inconceivable tells a poignant and heart-rending story with Elton`s trademark wit, creating a novel that is entertaining and emotionally satisfying; as explosive as Popcorn and with the incendiary humour of Blast From the Past. It courageously tackles its central theme from both the male and the female points of view, and while delivering laughs on every page, it steers clear of laddish clichés. Lucy`s tale, though pregnant with unfulfilled emotion, never stints on humour. "There seem", she fumes, "to be more urban myths attached to infertility than there are to… film stars filling their bottoms with small animals."

Aside from the rich vein of gags about DIY conception (Sam has to leave a power lunch with the excuse: "Sorry, my wife is ovulating…"), Elton also subjects the TV industry to relentless stand-up-style bombardment, giving birth to some brilliant asides, which enrich the main story but never overpower it. Funny, tragic, true and ultimately heart-warming, this book should be available on the National Health Service.

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Ben Elton

A book by Ben Elton

Ben Elton (Benjamin Charles Elton, Ben Elton ) English writer, playwright, comedian, screenwriter, director. Born May 3, 1959 in London, the son of an English teacher and research physicist. Among his relatives are musicians, historians, scientists. Studied at Stillness Junior School and Godalming Grammar School, South Warwickshire College and the University of Manchester, where he studied dramatic arts. He is the author of the most popular comedy series, including the famous "Mr.

Bean", and when Queen`s group began to think about the eternal, he wrote the libretto for the musical "We Will Rock You" for her. In 1998, Elton was named in the list of the largest private financial sponsors of the Labor Party (UK). Lives in London and Fremantle, Western Australia and has dual citizenship (Australia since 2004). He is married to Australian musician Sophia Gare and has three children. Author`s site - http://benelton.net en.wikipedia , IMDb .  Bibliography Novels 1989 - Stark 1991 - Gridlock 1993 - This Other Eden - Second Eden 1996 - Popcorn - Popcorn 1998 - Blast from the Past - A Call from the Past 1999 - Inconceivable - Anything Is Possible, Baby 2001 - Dead Famous - Death Behind Glass 2002 - High Society - Socialite 2004 - Past Mortem - Until the Last Call 2005 - The First Casualty - First Victim 2006 - Chart Throb - Number One 2007 - Blind Faith - Blind Faith 2009 - Meltdown 2012 - Two Brothers - Two Brothers 2014 - Time and Time again - Time and Time Again Plays 1990 - Gasping 1991 - Silly Cow 1996 - Popcorn

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Ben Elton (Benjamin Charles Elton, Ben Elton ) English writer, playwright, comedian, screenwriter, director. Born May 3, 1959 in London, the son of an English teacher and research physicist. Among his relatives are musicians, historians, scientists. Studied at Stillness Junior School and Godalming Grammar School, South Warwickshire College and the University of Manchester, where he studied dramatic arts. He is the author of the most popular comedy series, including the famous "Mr. Bean", and when Queen`s group began to think about the eternal, he wrote the libretto for the musical "We Will Rock You" for her. In 1998, Elton was named in the list of the largest private financial sponsors of the Labor Party (UK). Lives in London and Fremantle, Western Australia and has dual citizenship (Australia since 2004). He is married to Australian musician Sophia Gare and has three children. Author`s site - http://benelton.net en.wikipedia , IMDb .  Bibliography Novels 1989 - Stark 1991 - Gridlock 1993 - This Other Eden - Second Eden 1996 - Popcorn - Popcorn 1998 - Blast from the Past - A Call from the Past 1999 - Inconceivable - Anything Is Possible, Baby 2001 - Dead Famous - Death Behind Glass 2002 - High Society - Socialite 2004 - Past Mortem - Until the Last Call 2005 - The First Casualty - First Victim 2006 - Chart Throb - Number One 2007 - Blind Faith - Blind Faith 2009 - Meltdown 2012 - Two Brothers - Two Brothers 2014 - Time and Time again - Time and Time Again Plays 1990 - Gasping 1991 - Silly Cow 1996 - Popcorn