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Absence

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Nick Page is a young doctor in free fall into despair due to his failure to seduce the object of his desire. Beneath the comic surface of this novel is a serious investigation into human nature and love, its desires, its prejudices, its unhappiness, and the various absences that haunt and intoxicate it.
Paperback, 229 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Toby Press (first published October 10th 1999)
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Feb 12, 2012 Cheryl Andrews marked it as trashed-it
I tried. For 24 agonizing pages, I tried to read this book and finally gave up. Some people speak as if they are trying to swallow their tongues, Raymond Tallis writes this way!
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