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Darry Ash is in antiques, but in a small way. He lives in the suburbs with his wife and daughter. He dreams of escaping from his humdrum life by becoming a successful, published poet, but the rejection slips mount up. Against character, he begins a passionate and dangerous affair with his assistant, Janie, which causes Darry's life to nose-dive into chaos. His business is ...more
Paperback, 402 pages
Published June 20th 2011
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I have been a biology teacher and a journalist; and I have worked in marketing, design management and corporate relations. Through it all, I have maintained a love of writing. It began with poetry and I was lucky enough to be brought up in Northern Ireland in the 1970s and 80s when there was a lot of poetry about. During this time I published in magazines and newspapers, performed readings and bro ...more
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