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Absent Fathers [Paperback]

Sean Thomas

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Book Description

May 2000
Guy Simpson works in the City of London. A young, brash, amoral Foreign Exchange dealer, he led a life of hedonistic excess--of drugs and sex and alcohol--until two events serve to shatter his outlook, forever. First he discovers an ex-girlfriend is pregnant, then his beloved two-year-old niece becomes permanently brain-damaged. From these two junctures he spirals into despair and self-destructive savagery until, at the end, he tries to take life and death in hand. Absent Fathers is an elegant, disturbing, erotic novel that addresses the conflicts of masculinity with a subtly philosophical wit, against the background of a marvelously realized modern London. It is as contentious as it is memorable.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 292 pages
  • Publisher: Writers Club Press (May 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0595002463
  • ISBN-13: 978-0595002467
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 14 x 2.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 426 g

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About the Author

Sean Thomas was born in 1963, in Devon. Now living in London, he is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Sunday Times and the Independent. His father is D.M. Thomas, author of The White Hotel.

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