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Richard Tull, former angry young man now eccentric, embittered middle aged man is a failed author. Gwyn Barry, his friend since university whom he considers intellectually and artistically inferior is a wildly successful author, albeit of what Tull considers "trex", basically literary slop. Tull sets out variously to have Barry physically harmed and socially and professionally ruined, with unlooked for results...
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Life of a profession:    -   writer Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   revenge! Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of hetero sex Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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