A Short Gentleman

A Short Gentleman

By: Jon Canter (author)Paperback

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How did Robert Purcell, distinguished barrister and perfect specimen of the British Establishment, end up in prison? An intellectual giant but an emotional pygmy, Robert is a man struggling to come to terms with the forces that have brought him down, from the wife who wanted him to change, to the ex-girlfriend who came back to haunt him and the childhood bully who turned into an adult bully. Despite everything, Robert remains the same magnificently self-righteous man he always was, utterly resistant to therapy, change and the emotional demands of the opposite sex.

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About Author

Jon Canter is the author of two other novels, Seeds of Greatness, adapted for BBC Radio 4, and Worth. He has also written stand-up comedy, TV and radio scripts for many of Britain's most prominent comedians, and comment pieces for the Guardian.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780099492856
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780099492856
  • weight: 278
  • ISBN10: 0099492857

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