This novel is an acute, darkly comic portrayal of changing times and sexual mores, and the baby boomer generation in the shadow of mid - life crisis. Novelist Max Napier didn't set out to make a mess of his life, but if you choose to entertain romantic notions and a raffish self - image, it's always on the cards. Now on the brink of turning 50, he's alone in his little flat: seduced, abandoned, out of ideas and out of fashion. A chance meeting with an old friend arrests the spiral, but not all the ghosts from Max's past are ...

Work in Progress 2006, Random House (New Zealand)

ISBN-13: 9781869418250

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