A BITTER HEART by Peter Farquhar

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A BITTER HEART begins with tea and sympathy in the aftermath of tragedy. As with the author's BETWEEN BOY AND MAN, readers find themselves falling through a cracked social veneer into the characters' turbulent inner lives. Students Rob and Kate, and her mother, find love and trust replaced by guilt and resentment. The moral predicaments that follow are set principally in a superbly realized Manchester. Tension builds as we read to discover what fateful - and fatal- decisions are made. Assumed values are tested to breaking point. Who will most suffer the pain of moral isolation? A BITTER HEART is a story of great drive and serious interest, an engrossing and page turning read that leaves one afterwards still reflecting on its rich pattern of meaning.

About Peter Farquhar

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PETER FARQUHAR was born in Edinburgh and grew up in London. He graduated in English from the University of Cambridge. He has extensive experience in teaching, including having been the Senior English Master at the Manchester Grammar School, Head of English at Stowe and Lecturer at the University of Buckingham. His novel, BETWEEN BOY AND MAN, was published in 2010.
Published September 18, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 189 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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