A Clue to the Exit

A Clue to the Exit

by Edward St. Aubyn
     
 

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Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter of Aliens with a Human Heart, ex-husband and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel - about death. Set on a train, it involves a group of characters locked in a debate about the

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Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter of Aliens with a Human Heart, ex-husband and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel - about death. Set on a train, it involves a group of characters locked in a debate about the nature of consciousness. As the train gets stuck at Didcot Junction, Charlie becomes more passionately entangled with the dangerous young woman who is his nemesis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099285786
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

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Born in 1960, Edward St. Aubyn is the author of four highly praised novels, Never Mind (winner of the Betty Trask Award 1992), Bad News, Some Hope and On the Edge.

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