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    Cooper Winslow is an aging star. He was a very successful actor about a decade ago and he still believes that he can play the main role in movies. What he does not realize is that though people still think that he is handsome, they do not want to see him as the antagonist in movies. The story begins with his personal secretary leaving him. His financial problems get almost out of hand but he lives in a dreamworld believing that all will be fine.
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    His debts force him to let go of the house staff and rent the guest wing to a divorced middle aged man and the gate house of his beautiful home 'The Cottage' to a young widower.
    Even then he refused to face reality and went on living the luxurious life which he believed to be his. The main events of he story start when he falls in love with a rich heiress named Alexon Madison who is thirty years younger than himself.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   living in dreamworld Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   much younger/older

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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