STEWART FOSTER We Used to be Kings

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We Used to be Kings

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Six years ago Tom's brother died. The next day he came back.

It's Tom and Jack's 18th birthday, but it isn't a cause for celebration. For the past three years they've been in a care home for troubled children, a place where Dr Smith tries to silence the voice of Jack in Tom's head. But Tom doesn't want that. He's already lost his brother once, he's not going to lose him again.

And so, when they go in front of the review board, they will have to pretend Jack has gone so they won't be sent to the Young Men's Institution or they'll have to escape. Because one way or another they've got to get out of this place. They've got to be free, they've got to remember everything that happened to them, to their mum, and to their dad. They have to find their dad, whom they haven't seen since he left on a space mission to the moon when they were young.

We Used To Be Kings is the story of a young boy's descent into madness following the loss of everything he knows. Set in the 1970s, it is reminiscent of unusually hot summers, pictures of Russians in space and war on our doorstep. It's an audacious, at times hilarious story—and, ultimately, heartbreakingly unforgettable.

Stewart Foster lives in Wiltshire and is married with two children. We Used to be Kings is his first novel.

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Stewart Foster vit dans la region du Wiltshire, au sud-ouest de l Angleterre, avec sa femme et ses deux enfants. Ancien cadre dans la finance, il a tout lache pour devenir chauffeur de taxi et se consacrer a l ecriture. "Une carte postale de la lune" est son premier roman.

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