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  • riverrun
  • riverrun

Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Humour

Joseph Connolly's comic outrage skewers over-inflated celebrity culture and dethrones child stardom in this violently funny satire.

Terence is sick of people making a fuss of Alexander. His looks. His money. His fame.

Who wouldn't resent so successful a son?

Even if he is only ten years old.

Joseph Connolly's brilliant new comedy of manners weaves together a domestic tableaux of characters - those with old-fashioned manners, tabloid manners, and no manners at all - in a satire on oedipal envy, neighbourly rivalry and the shameless stupidity of our fame-fuelled society.

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Joseph Connolly

Joseph Connolly is the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling writer of eleven novels, as well as eleven works of non-fiction. He lives in London.

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