By Edward St. Aubyn
A fantastically modulated novel that exhibits Edward St. Aubyn at his gleaming best
Charlie Fairburn, profitable screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to reside. He resolves to stake part his fortune on a number of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to jot down a novel-about dying. within the on line casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as hooked on writing fiction as she is to gambling.
His novel is decided on a teach and contains a bunch of characters (familiar to readers of St. Aubyn's previous paintings) who're locked in a debate concerning the nature of awareness. As this teach will get caught at Didcot, and Charlie will get extra passionately entangled with the damaging Angelique, A Clue to the Exit involves its startling climax. Exquisitely crafted, witty, and considerate, Edward St. Aubyn's remarkable novel probes the very middle of being.
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