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you're never too old to change your tune

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A gentleman called Joan lands up in a care home like a colourful, combustible cocktail... ticking.

A gentleman called Jim doesn’t know what’s hit him... everything about his new next-door neighbour is triggering.


Battle begins. May the best man win. But beneath antics and antique armour plating, what are both hiding?


Maybe they’ve more than a wall in common?


Might they even be batting for the same team?

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signed by the author

One Last Song

is a necessary love story, both profoundly moving and profoundly optimistic.

It will inevitably infiltrate your heart.’



‘Touching, powerful, punchy, funny and sweet. An absolute delight.’


 ‘Side-splittingly funny and achingly romantic. A play about ageing disgracefully that’s ferociously full of life.’ RIKKI BEADLE-BLAIR,

on SwanSong

the play that inspired

One Last Song

'This is a gem of a novel with characters to cherish.'—ADAM ZMITH

NATHAN EVANS is a writer and performer based in London. Publishers of his poetry include Royal Society of Literature, Fourteen Poems, Broken Sleep, Dead Ink, Impossible Archetype and Manchester Metropolitan University; his debut collection Threads—a collaboration with photographer Justin David—was long-listed for the Polari First Book Prize 2017, his second collection CNUT is published by Inkandescent. Publishers of his short fiction include Untitled, Queerlings and Muswell Press; One Last Song is his debut work of long-form fiction.


Nathan’s work in theatre and film has been funded by Arts Council England, toured with the British Council, archived in the British Film Institute, broadcast on Channel 4 and presented at venues including Royal Festival Hall and Royal Vauxhall Tavern. He hosts BOLD Queer Poetry Soirée, and has chaired/hosted events for National Poetry Library, Charleston Small Wonder Festival, Stoke Newington Literary Festival and Rye Arts Festival; he teaches on the BA Creative Writing and English Literature at London Metropolitan University, and is editor at Inkandescent.

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