A Ruined Boy

A Ruined Boy

By: Eric Bishop-Potter (author)Paperback

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Set against a background of Hollywood and the Mafia in the fifties, this novel, wildly funny in places, shockingly violent in others, centres on Honey and Sonny Bunn, a mother and son with a pathological hatred of each other. Honey is a nightclub entertainer, coarse, bloated and sexually rampant; and Sonny a manipulative young psychopath, dazzlingly beautiful and corrupt. Surrounding these two central figures is a host of marvellously realised characters - Sylvano Mastrioni, a ruthless crime lord with a penchant for young boys; Thomas Calvino, Honey's sadistic Mafioso lover; Tiny Templar, a diminutive movie star steeped in depravity; Harry Finn, a self-pitying comic unable to come to terms with his wife's horrific suicide; Jessica and Henry Lansbury, pillars of the community with a terrible secret. And then there's Sonny's pampered pet - a large ginger rat that will eat just about anything...

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781780882659
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781780882659
  • weight: 389
  • ISBN10: 1780882653

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