Fear by Simon Lane
A Novel

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The coupling of art and commerce. It is the story of a writer, an Englishman named Fear, who lives in Paris, burdoned by debt.
 

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Published February 10, 1998 by Bridgeworks. 184 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Erotica. Fiction

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Worst of all, Fear feels numb, “as if his senses had been switched off.” In an attempt both to meet his debts and to climb back toward some sort of emotional sanity, Fear begins to write.

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A British expatriate living at loose ends in Paris, protagonist Fear is persuaded by his banker to write an erotic novel, and the sections of this work-in-progress (about a woman known only as the Pigalle Girl and her lover, a pilot) are by far the most engaging chapters of this new novel by Brit...

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Reviewing the Evidence

Sgt MeChelle Deakes works in the Atlanta Police Department’s Cold Case Unit.

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Time Out New York

The fostering of Forster in a rash of movies since the mid-'80s continues with this adaptation of the novel in which Lilia Herriton (Mirren), a widow of a certain age, shocks her strait-laced in-laws by wedding the son of an Italian tooth-puller (played by Guidelli with dewy eyes and pouts).

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Time Out New York

Simon Pegg turns the knockabout mugging up to 11 in this resistible British indie pic whose myriad quirks swiftly become a liability.

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Sci-Fi Bulletin

After setting up the parallel opening stories in The Enemy and The Dead, Charlie Higson has established a huge canvas of characters to follow in this third novel in his sequence, set in a world where everyone over the age of 15 succumbed to either death or an horrific blood disorder which turned ...

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