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Bad News
Author: Edward St Aubyn

ISBN: 9781447227489
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1 October 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13 x 1.5
Description:
The second of the Melrose novels.

Bad News takes Patrick into his early twenties. Constrained to fly to New York to collect his monstrous father's ashes, fully in the grip of massive addiction, he endures a weekend hunting for drugs and attempting to avoid figures from David Melrose's life. This is a brilliant portrait of socialite Manhattan and its dark avenues, and of a hallucinatory, desperate attempt to hide from the encroaching past.

About the Author

Edward St Aubyn was born in London in 1960. His superbly acclaimed Melrose novels are Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother's Milk and At Last. He is also the author of the novels A Clue to the Exit and On the Edge.

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