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Death of Fathers

C. J. Driver
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571260508
Date Published
18.03.2010
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Summary

Set in a British public school, C. J. Driver’s Death of Fathers is an unflinching exploration of the often painful contradictions to be found in male relationships.

Nigel Westcott is the son of a distinguished and arrogant father, a man both fiercely demanding of and indifferent to his son. But to Galer Detheridge, Nigel’s teacher and himself the son of a notable father, Nigel is special; he thinks he understands better than anyone what Nigel needs from a teacher.

But as the story develops, and we grow intimately familiar with the characters and their families, it becomes apparent that Galer cannot help Nigel, or, indeed, himself.

C.J.Driver

C. J. Driver is a poet, novelist and educator. Born in South Africa in 1939, he was until 2000 Master of Wellington College. His other novels are Elegy for a Revolutionary, Send War in Our Time, O Lord and A Messiah of the Last Days. Since 1984, he has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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