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Set in a British public school, C. J. Driver's Death of Fathers is an unflinching exploration of the often painful contradictions to be found in male relationships.
Nigel Westcott is the son of a distinguished and arrogant father, a man both fiercely demanding of and indifferent to his son. But to Galer Detheridge, Nigel's teacher and himself the son of a notable father, Nigel is special; he thinks he understands better than anyone what Nigel needs from a teacher.
But as the story develops, and we grow intimately familiar with the characters and their families, it becomes apparent that Galer cannot help Nigel, or, indeed, himself.
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C. J. Driver is a poet, novelist and educator. Born in South Africa in 1939, he was until 2000 Master of Wellington College. His other novels are Elegy for a Revolutionary, Send War in Our Time, O Lord and A Messiah of the Last Days. Since 1984, he has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
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Book Description Faber & Faber, 1972. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP84554066
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Book Description Faber and Faber, 1972. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. , 450grams, ISBN:0571098193. Seller Inventory # 6714872
Book Description Faber & Faber. Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. May contain underlining and/or highlighting. Seller Inventory # Z1-W-012-00185
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Book Description Faber and Faber, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0571098193
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