Tie a Band Around My Head

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COMEDY FANTASY MYSTERY

Clive Johnson

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Robby Wolf, like many customers of The Yellow Dwarf, is an aspiring author. His neurological disease causes his addiction to gambling and drink and spurs him on a fool’s journey from sofa to shelter, to hostel while he seeks the solution to a friend’s disappearance on Halloween. His condition worsens. He must use a stick when he strives to reproduce the blindfold, drunken student’s journey through the city.

Genre

Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

Short Summary

His neurological disease causes his addiction to gambling and drink and spurs him on a fool’s journey from sofa to shelter, and from shelter to hostel, while he seeks the solution to a friend’s disappearance on Halloween.


As Robby hobbles from pub to pub, his reconstructions of Philip Screw’s encounters is disrupted by hallucinations stemming from his own misadventures. His older friend Harry, provides an explanation for a tussle in an alley and the abandonment of Screw’s scarf and cell phone. Robby’s disorder worsens and he delivers a wild valediction to his cronies.

Setting

Winchester and Robby’s journey through it – its pubs, clubs, places of work, its charitable accommodation, e.g.: the night shelter, student accommodation, the hospital, the police station, law courts, university and museums.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster, Internal Journey/Rebirth, Quest, Rebellion Against 'The One', Voyage and Return,

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Robby

Age:

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Blunt, Funny, Manipulative, Masculine, Outspoken, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Unapologetic.

Additional Character Details

Name: Harry

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 17+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: Self-published

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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