'Professor Henry Tomlinson, accredited member of the National Microbiologists Association, author of the best seller 'The Futility of Sheep', widower, father of twins, sat on the chair in his ransacked study and for the first time in his life, asked himself if he was losing his mind.' There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge. Is his past really key to understanding his present, or is it yet another trick of his mind? 'Existence Is Futile', the debut novel from Scott Andrews, tells the story of one man's struggle to keep his head whilst he tries to come to terms with his own reality. 'Existence Is Futile' aspires to address a number of existential questions, is brave enough to attempt jokes which don't include toilets and inclusive enough to include a ninja. That's right. A ninja.
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Book exchanged for an honest review:Professor Henry Tomlinson, a famous microbiologist and author, is struggling with his grief over his wife Julia. He misses her more and more each day. He thinks it's incredibly unfair that's she's gone and he's left to live alone without her. His two children Michael and Stephanie don't see eye to eye when it comes to their father. Professor Tomlinson appears on tv show to talk about religion but ends up talking about the existence of ninjas instead which confuse a great many people. Will Professor Tomlinson's grief subside? Are there really ninjas? Will Professor Tomlinson have mental breakdown? Your answers await you in Existence Is Futile. I have to share this story with you. While reading this novel I was also playing a game called mahjong which helped me see many of the points presented in it. I have to admit that playing also helped me when I was struggling to get thru some sections of the book. It also helped move the pace along as well. This quote aptly explains the whole book "We are what we perceive." I think the author did a wonderful job of writing this book. I look foward to the next book from this author.