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Secret Lives

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Three novelists, each from a different generation and with a substantial following of his own, have contributed a novella to this volume. All three stories focus on the shadowy side of their characters' lives. The theme of secret lives, hidden and unknown to others, runs throughout the text.
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Published July 1st 1994 by Serpent's Tail
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I enjoyed reading these stories. I'd never read Wakefield or King. I bought it for Patrick Gale. I admit that I was especially moved by his characters, but I'm thrilled to be introduced to the other authors. I'll look for more of their work.
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Patrick was born on 31 January 1962 on the Isle of Wight, where his father was prison governor at Camp Hill, as his grandfather had been at nearby Parkhurst. He was the youngest of four; one sister, two brothers, spread over ten years. The family moved to London, where his father ran Wandsworth Prison, then to Winchester. At eight Patrick began boarding as a Winchester College Quirister at the ...more
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