Inconceivable is a novel by Ben Elton, following a childless couple’s efforts to conceive. The story is told in the form of journal entries by the two principal. Inconceivable [Ben Elton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The international bestseller that inspired the movie Maybe Baby. Birds do it. The hilarious and poignant new novel from one of Britain’s most entertaining and provocative writers.

Author: Nikokree Akijin
Country: Argentina
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 21 December 2013
Pages: 282
PDF File Size: 5.36 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.3 Mb
ISBN: 950-6-43792-137-5
Downloads: 79319
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Sagar

Ben Elton is proud father of a perfect piece of plotting. Dec 20, Sumit Singla rated it liked it Shelves: She was completely two-dimensional, flat as a caricature, with her depressing obsession about as luridly painted as a two dollar whore.

Wenn es irgendwann so sein ibconceivable, dass ich Kinder bekomme, dann ist das so. Sam wants to write a hit movie. And given that the averag IVF cycle has about a one in five chance of going into full production, Lucy’s chances of getting what she wants are considerably better than Sam’s.

There are touching moments inconceivxble you really feel how desperate Lucy and Sam are for a baby and just how hard and heart-breaking it is for them to have such difficulties.

By posting a comment you agree to abide by the BioNews terms and conditions Syndicate this story – click here to enquire about using this story. The characters were awful people, neither of them had a single redeeming quality.

Your subscription to Read More was successful. Also, the characters remain a little two-dimensional. A nice story with a happy ish ending. I could relate to Lucy’s frustration and desperation to get pregnant so I asked my husband to read it and let me know if Sam is a realistic character. Refresh and try again. The question is, can their love survive?

His career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memo Ben Elton was born on 3 Mayin Catford, South London. Successful, happy and in love. At first I must admit to finding this a little difficult to get into – I’ve never been a bit fan of prolonged monologui Ben Elton’s sixth book “Inconceivable” is the story of married couple Sam and Lucy and their attempts to have a baby.


Nigel 17th Eltno It was a book I could put down for a couple of days and pick up again for an hour. Better than Relate – It could also save a few marriages if people think about what is being discussed. Syndicate this story – click here to enquire about using this story. Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books. Sam thinks Lucy is blaming him because she can’t walk past Mothercare without getting all teary.

Overall it’s a good read; which is on-the-ball with cultural events and humour, but the format, although original, prevents leton immersion and gets rather stale towards the end. Dec 03, Fuzzy Gerdes rated it it was ok.


I’m not sure what turned me off the first time, possibly the diary style first person narrative of the book. Sam is really great, the kind of person I would like to talk to.

Diese inconceivabl weitere Rezensionen findet ihr auf meinem Blog: This is fantastically effective as it helps you to see into their minds. Published May 26th by Delta first published Stay in Touch Sign up. But it’s too much too late, over-loading whatever sympathetic capabilities I possessed at that point and leading to a cruelly insensitive “meh” reaction on my part.

Inconceivable by Ben Elton – Penguin Books Australia

Like all Ben Elton books I’ve read the ending was tinged with sad ending, one of his This was my second attempt at reading this book. Ben Inconceifable taps his personal career to produce a book centered around a couple working at the BBC. This was my second attempt at reading this book. What was also really well done was a plot twist that you could see coming as the reader by design I believebut which the characters themselves couldn’t.


Also inconceivabe Ben Elton. Wie zu erwarten ist Sam davon zu Anfang wenig begeistert.

Comparatively speaking, the male character was much more three-dimensional and convincingly developed. And in more ways than one.

I’ve always found Ben Elton to be hilarious, both as a stand up comedian and as a writer and this book was full of many laugh out loud moments. I never thought that such a sensitive issue could be tackled in a non-conventional way; hilarious BUT also heartbreaking at some point. If you like his other books you’ll love this too. This is one of my favourite books and i have gone back to it time and again, because the characters, especially Sam are so endearing.

It is funny throughout ut also has the touch of seriousness also. This was the first book I have read by Ben Elton and I’m not in a rush to buy another. Although Chrissi keeps on at me to read StarkI never seem to get around to it.

To view it, click here. Lucy thinks Sam is a sad, cold sensitivity-exclusion zone who would rather read a newspaper than have a emotion. Showing the depts of pain a couple eltoh family can go threw.

The focus of the story is love. Sam and Lucy are trying for a child but have found that they are in some way not compatible. Not a usual occurrence from other Elton books I’ve read.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 13, Dhen Hawke rated it it was amazing.