Just in Case

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Magic realism comes to middle England in this brilliantly original little book, with suburban Luton supplying the unlikely setting for a battle of wills between a teenage boy and the forces of fate.”
— Marie Claire

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Extraordinary and original. This disturbing, blackly comic, sophisticated meditation on death, madness and sexuality is powerful and haunting”
— Sunday Times book of the week

Extraordinary”
— Observer

Intelligent, ironic and darkly funny”
— Time Out

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57 responses to “Just in Case”

  1. diala

    hey i love your book(just in case) its soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good!keep writing!!!!!!
    i just have 1 question: can you please find out who the guy on the cover is? me and my friends are dying to know who he is!!!!!!!!!!!thank you!!!!!

  2. Tay

    You are coming to our school on wednesday :D cant wait

  3. Tara Storey

    OMG i love this book, Meg you are amazing.

  4. Maartje

    hey meg, ik got how i live now this summer and i was consumed by it! i just finished just in case too and that officially made me a fan of you! i’m definitely going to read more, i’m from the netherlands but lived in uk for years and i still prefer english books. i think you’re truly awesome for having such an original and funny writing style!
    thanks for your books, they make me think about things!

  5. Lauren

    This book should be studied in schools

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  7. rayvonne

    omg i love this book but it hurt my head. i didn’t even finish it there came a point in time where i was reading it at 4 am and i just got up and put it up. i felt confused and literally felt as if i was going insane and schizophrenic with justin. and i commend(?) you for this because only the best of authors can push me into a characters being and make them a part of me. i love your way of writing and how it throws the reader into the story. i also love your book how i live now. i believe you’re one of the almost nonexistent real authors.

  8. Jenny

    this book was a little confusing but it was great anyway.
    Just one question. Is there any way to find out who the boy on the American book cover is?

  9. angela landgraf

    I love this book but the ending was confusing please tell what happened.

  10. Stephanie

    oh my gosh! I LOVE your books! How I Live Now was incredible! I recommended it to all my friends! I’m reading Just In Case now. I seriously can’t put it down! You’re a great author!!!!

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