Infidelity for First-Time Fathers by Mark Barrowcliffe

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The party invitations that used to read "Bring Bottles and First Aid kit. 8pm till police raid" now say "Ben is one. Help us celebrate. Please leave quietly before afternoon nap." It seems that life is moving on but Dag is not quite ready to move with it. When his fiancée becomes pregnant, Dag panics, and begins an affair with the much younger Cat. But when Cat announces her pregnancy, Dag is faced with a terrifying dilemma that Barrowcliffe paints with his signature with and humor.
 

About Mark Barrowcliffe

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Mark Barrowcliffe is a freelance editor and writer. He lives in London and Paris and is the author of Girlfriend 44, also available from St. Martin's Press.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by HEADLINE BOOK PUBLISHING. 352 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From the nastily comic Barrowcliffe (Girlfriend 44, 2001), the perfect Hugh Grant vehicle about a too-clever-by-half Londoner who faces a stew of moral and emotional crises when he learns that both his fiancé and his much younger girlfriend are joyfully pregnant, thanks to him.

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Barrowcliffe jumps through some serious hoops to generate narrative tension, introducing a strange shooting incident as well as a terminal illness involving Andrea's father before he sprints off to the inevitable happy ending as the opportunistic Henderson pursues Grey while Dagman tries to resto...

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