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Chris Power

A Lonely Man

€19,95

Robert is a struggling writer living in Berlin with his wife and two young daughters.

One night he meets Patrick, an enigmatic stranger with a sensational story to tell: a ghostwriter for a Russian oligarch - recently found hanged - who is now being followed. But is he really in danger? Patrick's life strikes Robert as a fabrication, but one that comes to obsess him. He decides to use the other man, and his story.

An elegant and atmospheric twist on the cat-and-mouse narrative, A Lonely Man is a novel of shadows, of the search for identity and the elastic nature of truth. As his association with Patrick hurtles towards tragedy, Robert must decide: are actual events the only things that give a story life, and are some stories too dangerous to tell?

Format: Hardcover
Published: in UK in 2021
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages: 302
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780571341214
ISBN 10: 0571341217

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A Lonely Man

€19,95