Fictional Lives ePub download
by Hugh Fleetwood
- ISBN: 0241104343
- ISBN13: 978-0241104347
- ePub: 1231 kb | FB2: 1353 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
- Publisher: H. Hamilton; First Edition edition (July 10, 1980)
- Pages: 166
- Rating: 4.1/5
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Precisely because it came from abroad, he did open it. And therein, he was to think later, lay the seeds of the whole affair. Andrew Stairs was a big bouncing boy of a man-forty-five years. and three months old the day the letter arrived-with a smooth red cherubic face and the manner of a clumsy good-natured puppy, and he distrusted all things foreign as much as he was fascinated by them
Hugh Fleetwood 'Fleetwood is a compulsive pattern-maker, and a master of the ambiguous thread which finally pulls all together. It is a rich, gruesome, irresistibly readable book.
Lieutenant Fred O'Connor of the NYPD Narcotics Bureau has a secret: an apartment on Central Park West, jointly purchased with ill-gotten gains by Fred and a corrupt fellow officer. Fleetwood is a compulsive pattern-maker, and a master of the ambiguous thread which finally pulls all together. and really get into your head.
Hugh Fleetwood (born 1944) is a British writer and painter. At 18 Fleetwood went to live to France, and later moved to Italy at the age of 21. He remained in Italy for the next fourteen years. Fleetwood had his first art exhibition in 1970 at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto. He published his first novel, A Painter of Flowers, in 1971, and also designed the book's jacket.
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Hugh Fleetwood was born in Chichester, Sussex, in 1944. Subsequent collections have included Fictional Lives (1980) and The Man Who Went Down With His Ship (1988). Aged 21 he moved to Italy and lived there for fourteen years, during which time he exhibited his paintings and wrote a number of novels and story collections, originally published by Hamish Hamilton, beginning with A Painter of Flowers (1972). His second novel, The Girl Who Passed for Normal (1973), won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. He currently lives in London, and continues to work both as writer and painter. 1979 - The Beast, . 1982 - Fictional Lives, . 1984 - A Dance to the Glory of God, . 1988 - Man Who Went Down with His Ship, .
Author Tina Courtland, having retired to the Italian countryside, is lured back to London to write the life of the only man she has ever admired. Andrew Stairs, who has s. Specifications. Faber and Faber Ltd. Book Format.