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The Promise Of Happiness
Binding
Paperback
ISBN13
9780747574378
ISBN10
0747574375
Pages
298
Dimensions
153 x 234 mm
Released
Availability
Out of Print
The Promise Of Happiness

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'The Promise Of Happiness' is a tour de force, an elegy to the idiocies and intricacies of family life and family love.

Charles Judd stands peeing on small molluscs on a Cornish Beach. His wife Daphne is struggling with a Rick Stein recipe in the kitchen of a lime-washed house nearby. Their youngest daughter Sophie is hovering on the set of an advertising shoot in a studio in London. Charlie, their son, unlocks a rented Chevrolet on an Alamo lot in Buffalo-Niagara. And Juliet, their oldest child, sits in her cell, her few possessions packed, ready for release from a Federal prison in upstate New York.

These are the Judds, formerly of London N1, now scattered but about to be thrown together again.

About the Author

Justin Cartwright
Justin Cartwright (born 1945) is a British novelist. He was born in South Africa, where his father was the editor of the Rand Daily Mail newspaper, and was educated there, in the United States and at Trinity College, Oxford. Cartwright has worked in advertising and has directed documentaries, films and television commercials. He managed election broadcasts, first for the Liberal Party and then the SDP-Liberal Alliance during the 1979, 1983 and 1987 British general elections. For his work on election broadcasts, Cartwright was appointed an MBE. Cartwright lives in London with his wife, Penny, and two sons.

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