Author Steven Boykey Sidley shared the inside story about his fourth book due to hits shelves in the first week of May.
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Sidley says that the book idea came to him two years ago.
The story centres around the main character, Max Lurie, a 30-something year-old who has failed both as a novelist and psychologist.
Lurie then tries his hand at a podcast series, which becomes a success after he begins to tell lies about his life.
His life is actually very boring so, in order to get an audience, he starts embellishing his life in the podcast... The podcast becomes a mash up of fact and fiction.— Steven Boykey Sidley, author
It becomes about the tortured relationship with his podcast and his tortured relationship with his life.— Steven Boykey Sidley, author
Sidley reflected on his latest literary work with Eusebius Mckaiser, who read some extracts from the novel.
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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : A sneak peek into Steven Sidley's next novel, Free Association