'If you liked Bridget Jones's Diary
, try this' BBC News
'So funny and sharp, yet tender and emotional too. I loved it!' Jill Mansell
'I adored The Last Romeo
. . . funny, clever and warm' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt
'Funny, smart, tart' Russell T Davies, creator of BBC drama Torchwood
'A savagely funny and poignant journey' Red Magazine
'A frothy and insightful debut . . . an all-too-recognisable tale of the horrors and joys of attempting to find that special someone' Emerald Street
'A razor-sharp tale, with fabulously drawn characters, crackling dialogue, real emotional heft and a wonderfully acerbic turn of phrase. Great fun' Sunday Mirror
'A book we can all relate to . . . Myers' original take on modern dating is refreshing and timely' GQ*****
James is 34 and fed up. His six-year relationship with Adam has imploded, he hates his job making up celebrity gossip, and his best friend Bella has just announced she's moving to Russia.
Adrift and single in loved-up London, James needs to break out of his lonely, drunken comfort zone. Encouraged by Bella, he throws himself headlong into online dating, blogging each encounter anonymously as the mysterious Romeo
After meeting a succession of hot/weird/gross men, James has fans and the validation he's always craved. But when his wild night with a closeted Olympian goes viral and sends his Twitter-fame through the roof, James realises maybe, in the search for happy-ever-after, some things are better left un-shared. Seriously,
wherefore art thou Romeo . . . From Justin Myers, author of sensational blog The Guyliner, this razor-sharp and cringingly candid account of one man's quest for The One is as sad, fearless and funny as dating itself.*****'Sex and the City
meets Bridget Jones's Diary
in this sharp and pacey queer rom-com gone wrong for the digital age' Attitude
'We can't remember the last time there was this much buzz in the literary world over a same-sex love story' Indy100
'It's Bridget Jones meets Gossip Girl, and if you loved those, you'll adore this' Look Magazine
'Insightful, heartfelt and witty' Laura Jane Williams
'Myers is a natural raconteur and The Last Romeo
is replete with the sharp wit and tenderness that made The Guyliner
such a success' Sydney Morning Herald
'What would you get if you were to combine Adrian Mole and almost any Marian Key
Number of Pages: 304
Publication Date: 31 May 2018
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 13(H) x 19.9(L) x 1.9(W)
Weight (gm): 210
I adored The Last Romeo
. . . funny, clever and warm.
So funny and sharp, yet tender and emotional too. I loved it!
Extremely funny, with real heart, depth and resonance.
Hilarious and insightful, The Last Romeo
is the perfect blend of heart, spark and snark.
Warm, witty, wicked and wonderful . . . What an amazing debut.
Justin's writing is razor-sharp and so funny . . . I inhaled it in one sitting.
It's Bridget Jones meets Gossip Girl - and if you loved those, you'll adore this. - Look Magazine
A brilliant funny and incisive novel about the perils of modern dating - Stylist
Author BiographyJustin Myers
is a writer from Shipley, Yorkshire, who now lives in London. After years working in journalism, he began his popular blog The Guyliner
in 2010. Justin spent five years writing dating and relationship advice for Gay Times
, before joining British GQ
as a weekly columnist in 2016. His work has appeared in a number of publications including the Guardian
, The i
, Sunday Times Style
and the Irish Times
. His debut novel, The Last Romeo
, was published in 2018, and a second, The Magnificent Sons
, is out May 2020.