Childeyes

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Maximilian Moeran is an American Senator and intends to run for the White House. He's also a crook, a womaniser and an ex-American-Football star. A popular man, he runs his political life without scruples, while having a sexual affair with Esme, a girl of school-age. However, one night, left alone in the dark on the fifty-yard line of a football stadium, he has a moment of clarity.

Suspected by family and friends of having had a nervous breakdown, Maxmillian struggles to keep a ...

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Overview

Maximilian Moeran is an American Senator and intends to run for the White House. He's also a crook, a womaniser and an ex-American-Football star. A popular man, he runs his political life without scruples, while having a sexual affair with Esme, a girl of school-age. However, one night, left alone in the dark on the fifty-yard line of a football stadium, he has a moment of clarity.

Suspected by family and friends of having had a nervous breakdown, Maxmillian struggles to keep a hold on all that he's built up. When Esme returns seeking some kind of redress for the innocence he took, Maxmillian

has a choice to make - the old life or the new.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780955650048
  • Publisher: Gatecrasher Books
  • Publication date: 12/28/2008
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 0.78 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 8.00 (d)

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  • Posted March 23, 2009

    Read this book and you'll be changed forever - like Maximilian!

    CHILDEYES is truely a 21st century novel. It explores the meaning of life through the transformation of Maximilian Moeran from a political animal to an enlightened prophet. The interaction between the 'real' world and the world of the singularity beings is done with amzing dexterity. The depiction of the affair between Max and Esme is sublime. This book is a masterpiece and probably before its time. If you only read one book this decade, make sure it's CHILDEYES. You'll be changed forever - Like Maximilian!

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  • Posted March 13, 2009

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    sex, lies and politics ... and a black hole!

    Maximilian Moeran is an American Senator who's running for President. He's also a murderer, a womaniser and an ex-football-star. Max is a popular man and he runs his political life without scruples - until he has a sexual affair with Esme, a young schoolgirl, and this is the only thing that troubles his conscience. One night, left alone in the dark of a football stadium, Max changes.
    Suspected by family and friends of having had a nervous breakdown, Max becomes the thing he always appeared to be - an honest man. However, most people preferred the old Max and shun the new one. When Esme returns years later, seeking redress for the innocence he took from her, Maximilian has to make the ultimate choice.
    Childeyes is more than a beautifully crafted political parody, it asks some big questions about our concepts of good and bad - and guilt. Set against the background of Washington DC, an insider world with as much charisma and sex-appeal as Hollywood, Childeyes examines life at its most fundamental. The Lolitaesque affair between Max and Esme is controversial and taboo-breaking, but treated with sensitivity and without hysteria.

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