my son, my son: how one generation hurts the next

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What do you do when your wife abducts your children?

This was the question facing Douglas Galbraith when, in 2003, he returned home to Scotland from a few days' work in London.

The house was silent, empty and locked; his four and six-year-old sons' pyjamas lay on the bedroom floor. And on the doormat, confirmation from the Post Office of a forwarding address - in Japan. He has not seen them since.

This book goes to the very heart of relations between parents and children, men and women, and between races and nations - to the heart of what it is to be alive.

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"This book is a howl of pain, beautifully written by a man wounded beyond endurance" ( Sunday Telegraph)

"A memoir and a meditation that is provocative, humorous, stimulating and profoundly affecting...accomplished...a great, unsettling book" ( Glasgow Herald)

"Magnificent … as with the best art only suffering and loss can create such brilliance’" ( Scottish Review of Books)

"A curious first person account" ( Sunday Business Post)

"Unsettling but moving true story" ( Big Issue in the North)

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What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This the true story of what happened to Douglas Galbraith when he arrived home to an empty house.

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