James Miller Lost Boys

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Lost Boys

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* Powerful debut novel that explores the corruption of Western culture - a contemporary Lord of the Flies adventure

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James Miller's Lost Boys remained in my mind long after I turned the last page. Subject matter is essential in fiction and Miller magnificently fulfills this requirement. He is a formidable writer (Beryl Bainbridge)

A powerful, entertaining and disturbing read. (Francis Gilbert, The Times)

Miller's prose is elegant and assured (Simon Baker, Literary Review)

Sleek and shocking, this is highly intelligent cultural criticism. (WBQ)

About the Author:

James Miller is a writer and academic; he has worked as a tutor in English literature privately and in schools, and currently lectures on twentieth-century American literature at King's College London.

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