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East fortune

Author: James Runcie
Publisher: Bath : Windsor, 2009.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Jack has been sleepwalking through his lonely middle age. But after an horrific accident he is jolted out of his stupor, and embarks upon a new friendship that helps him to re-evaluate everything. Douglas is on the Eurostar to Paris to have lunch with a woman he barely knows. Despite his responsibilities to family, work and friends, he is determined to risk everything in his obsession with a stranger. Angus has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Runcie
ISBN: 9781408430453 1408430452
OCLC Number: 1108220092
Notes: Originally published: London: Bloomsbury.
Description: 309 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Runcie.

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Jack has been sleepwalking through his lonely middle age. But after an horrific accident he is jolted out of his stupor, and embarks upon a new friendship that helps him to re-evaluate everything. Douglas is on the Eurostar to Paris to have lunch with a woman he barely knows. Despite his responsibilities to family, work and friends, he is determined to risk everything in his obsession with a stranger. Angus has always prided himself on his happy marriage, his nice house, his stable career. But when a man thirty years his junior tells him he no longer has a job, her finds himself suddenly in freefall. As the Henderson brothers head to their childhood home for their annual gathering, they steel themselves against sibling rivalry, parental expectation and the vulnerability that comes wiht being with those who know you best. - Publishers description.

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