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Description - The Late Hector Kipling by David Thewlis

Hector Kipling is an artist. He has his health, loving parents, a beautiful girlfriend, good mates, and talent in abundance (or at least, more abundance than most, and certainly more than his friend Kirk, if not quite as much as their other friend, Lenny - although, actually, Hector would argue that while Lenny's received more recognition for his art, most of that recognition is misplaced). What more could he ask for (besides the same level of recognition that Lenny gets, that is)? But once Hector's life starts to unravel, it doesn't take long at all for it to fall completely and irreparably apart. In fact, as Hector discovers, it's amazing just how quickly a life can disintegtrate. From settees to stalkers, con-men to corpses, S&M to the Tate Modern, "The Late Hector Kipling" is a warm and witty novel about the not so warm and witty world of art, and death.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780330373364
ISBN-10: 0330373366
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Thewlis

David Thewlis was born in Blackpool in 1963. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated in 1985. His first feature film performance was in director Mike Leigh's Life is Sweet. Since then he has appeared in films as diverse as Total Eclipse, Seven Years in Tibet and Besieged. In 1995 he wrote and directed a short film called Hello, Hello, Hello and, in 2003, Cheeky. In addition to his film and television work, Thewlis has also starred on the stage, including Sam Mendes' The Sea at the Royal National Theatre.

Books By David Thewlis

Late Hector Kipling by David Thewlis
Hardback, November 2007
$41.70