'Their names are Karl, Lottie and Nev, and they work in a coffee shop. That's all you need to know. Actually, you don't even need to know their names that much; you just need to recognise the sort of people they are - the care-worn balding thirty-year-old, keenly aware he's on the final lap of his youth, the girl who frets about everything (but food in particular), and the chirpy big-eyed twat with one of those unfortunate faces that you just want to hit ...'
For five years, BUNNY SUICIDES author Andy Riley has delighted Observer Magazine readers with his dark and funny weekly strip - Roasted.
Now collected together for the first time, here are the ongoing adventures of three wasters in a coffee shop - making an essential guide to the modern world for fans and newcomers alike.
Andy Riley is the author/artist of The Book of Bunny Suicides, Return of the Bunny Suicides, Great Lies To Tell Small Kids and Loads More Lies To Tell Small Kids. He is the co-creator of BBC2's Hyperdrive, Radio 4's The 99p Challenge, and Slacker Cats, a new animated sitcom for American TV. He has also written for Black Books, Little Britain, The Armando Iannucci Shows, Smack The Pony, Big Train, The Armstrong and Miller Show, Spitting Image, The Friday Night Armistice, So Graham Norton, Alexei Sayle's Merry Go Round and the BAFTA-winning Robbie the Reindeer.