A Lonely Man

Chris Power

£14.99

Hardback

Fiction

ISBN: 9780571341214

Description

‘A taut, subtle, postmodern literary thriller.’ SUNDAY TIMES’A remarkable debut; an accomplished and intricately plotted story.’-JON McGREGOR’A Lonely Man is a delicate snare of a novel.’-BRANDON TAYLOR ‘A thrilling, unnerving novel. a page-turner with exacting syntax and emotional heft.’-CATHERINE LACEY ‘Impressively deft.

A Lonely Man is a tense and taut work.’-BENJAMIN MYERS’A classy page-turner.’ MAIL ON SUNDAYRobert is a struggling writer living in Berlin with his wife and two young daughters.

One night he meets Patrick, an enigmatic stranger with a sensational story to tell: a ghostwriter for a Russian oligarch – recently found hanged – who is now being followed.

But is he really in danger? Patrick’s life strikes Robert as a fabrication, but one that comes to obsess him.

He decides to use the other man, and his story. An elegant and atmospheric twist on the cat-and-mouse narrative, A Lonely Man is a novel of shadows, of the search for identity and the elastic nature of truth.

As his association with Patrick hurtles towards tragedy, Robert must decide: are actual events the only things that give a story life, and are some stories too dangerous to tell?

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm