Real

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ISBN 9780571222643 Format Paperback
9780571222643
Paperback
Published 01/06/2006 Length 544 pages
544

About Book

Greg is a fading middle-aged actor whose family life has long since become stale; Sally is a struggling young playwright. When they're thrown together to do a West End play, they plunge into a reckless affair that seems to offer an escape into fantasy . . . until Sally makes a shocking discovery that brings them face to face with real life again. A novel of sharp insight, written with warmth and compelling honesty, Real is a brilliant portrait of modern illusions about love.
Greg is a fading middle-aged actor whose family life has long since become stale; Sally is a struggling young playwright. When they're thrown together to do a West End play, they plunge into a reckless affair that seems to offer an escape into fantasy . . . until Sally makes a shocking discovery that brings them face to face with real life again. A novel of sharp insight, written with warmth and compelling honesty, Real is a brilliant portrait of modern illusions about love.
  • About Stephanie Merritt

    Stephanie Merritt was born in Surrey in 1974. She has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines and is currently Deputy Literary Editor and comedy critic of the Observer. Gaveston is her first novel.

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