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By David Thewlis

ISBN-10: 0330373382

ISBN-13: 9780330373388

ISBN-10: 1416541217

ISBN-13: 9781416541219

Hector Kipling is a well-known artist. yet Hector isn't as recognized as his ally, Lenny Snook. And as they're status within the Tate Gallery one afternoon, Hector's lifestyles starts off to solve. For a painter, this existential drawback is where from which nice paintings is born. If the painter occurs to be a forty-three-year-old guy with a female friend clear of domestic, it's the recipe for catastrophe.

quickly it is all Hector can do to maintain it jointly -- among his therapist who indicates up under the influence of alcohol at a celebration and introduces herself to his mom and dad, an impossible to resist younger girl poet with a terrifying flavor for S&M, and a deranged stalker with an oil-and-canvas-inspired vendetta, simply attempting to cope is sufficient to make a guy cry.

because the occasions in his existence threaten to force him towards full-blown dementia, Hector unearths himself in a strange and murderous pursuit of a guy threatening to kill him in go back, spiraling right into a hysterically surreal Hitchcocklike mystery -- the tale of ways a guy can turn into determined sufficient to shoot his method out of a midlife problem.

At turns hot, witty, and joyfully absurd, David Thewlis's depraved comedy marks the debut of a savagely humorous and observant literary talent.

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