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Life In The West


 On Sale: 1/05/2012
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Thomas C. Squire, popular presenter of television documentaries, one time secret agent, a hedonist whose worldly success and self-confidence overshadow the lives of his family and friends, faces a mid-life crisis which undermines the stability of his ancient house. This brilliant and sometimes violent novel moves from England to Sicily, Singapore and Jugoslavia. Brian says: 'A complex and argumentative drama built about the axes of Thomas Squire's attendance at an imaginary contemporary ARTS symposium in Sicily, his extramarital and marital relationships, and his past as a secret agent in Jugoslavia, a land caught between East and West. Includes several humorous portraits of national types.' First published in 1980 and unavailable for some time.


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ISBN: 9780007461134; ISBN10: 0007461135; On Sale: 1/05/2012; Format: E-Book; Trimsize: ; Pages: 326; $8.99; ; BISAC1:FIC000000; BISAC2:001-200

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