humorous and intelligent novel by the award-winning author of the
popular Dr. Siri Phiboun series, Colin Cotterill."
Alan lives the
life of an average adolescent: not too bad but not quite good enough
to be chosen for The Team. The shadow of excellence of his classmates
casts a gloom over his life. Then, one day, through a freak accident
of the universe Average Alan finds himself in a world where he is
a sports superstar, a genius and a heartthrob, all rolled into one.
Alanís life suddenly
moves from the dark recesses and dark corners of the school laundry
room to the center of the spotlight and the frightening glamour that
inevitably surrounds fame. Nothing great comes without a cost. Average
Alan is a story for all ages filled with Colin Cotterill's classic
humour, grace and charm as you follow Alan from a nobody to a somebody.
Warning: We suspect Average Alan is highly biographical and
that the author has sought to disguise his memoir as a work of fiction.
But we have no solid evidence. We want our readers to beware that
the author to the best of our knowledge has never been snared by fact-based