Acts Of Revision
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Acts Of Revision

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"Acts of Revision" plunges the reader into the world of Gregory Lynn--a place at once terrifying and irresistible, where fantasy and reality, guilt and innocence blur beyond recognition.
Gregory Lynn is thirty-five years old, a bachelor, and an only child from the age of four-and-a-half. Scarred by childhood trauma, he lives a solitary life, sequestered in his London house...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 17th 1998 by Black Swan
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Bedford, Martyn. ACTS OF REVISION. (1996). *****. Bedford is a British writer who pushes the envelope in his story lines. This, his first novel, tells the story of Gregory Lynn, a thirty-five-year-old man who is a bachelor, an orphan, and an only child from the age of four-and-one-half. Scared by ordinary life, he lives alone in a London flat, where he draws cartoons to document his real and imaginary life. His distinguishing feature is that he has one green eye and one brown eye. After his moth...more
I liked the brutality of the novel and the depravity of the protagonist. The author brings you right into his twisted universe and you are there watching as he dishes out his revenge. The writing is only sub-par and therefore only three star worthy.
Some might not like this book but I found it very well done. It's from the eyes of a crazy nut. If you're a teacher, in anyway, you'll hope you were always nice to all your students.
Fiona Watson
Interesting idea but not quite as good as I expected.
pretty good but weird
Beth Shields-Szostak
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