Any Resemblance to Actual Persons: A Novel by Kevin Allardice PDF

By Kevin Allardice

ISBN-10: 1619021978

ISBN-13: 9781619021976

ISBN-10: 1619024357

ISBN-13: 9781619024359

In the spirit of Motherless Brooklyn or Remains of the Day, Allardice deals up a searing and remarkable debut.

When Paul McWeeney’s older sister writes a booklet accusing their overdue father of committing the ugly Black Dahlia homicide, in line with stories her new therapist has helped her recuperate, or think, he sits all the way down to write a stop and desist letter to the publishers. Paul hopes to refute his sister’s claims approximately their father’s function within the notorious 1947 homicide, arguing for his personal divergent reminiscence in their Hollywood adolescence in terms of protecting their father’s identify and legacy. however the letter starts to tackle a lifetime of its personal, and Paul, a failed novelist and neighborhood collage writing teacher, quickly reveals himself on an obsessive, elliptical exploration of either his family’s background and his personal conflicted reminiscence, which starts to take in his lifestyle and threaten his relationships with these, closest to him. The letter turns into now not the meant refutation yet particularly a traumatic and wildly comical mental self-portrait of guy stuck among more and more risky types of the past.

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