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A good father

by Catherine Talbot | 25 February 2021
Category: Crime Fiction

Des is a good husband, a good father - a good man.

He encourages his wife's artistic endeavours, reads bedtime stories to his children every night, and holds down a well-paid, if unfulfilling, job.

But appearances can be deceptive. Lately, his wife seems to be forgetting that her art is for his eyes only. And rumours at work are threatening his reputation as a devoted family man. And he can't help but feel that his kids don't seem to need him as much as they once did.

Des is afraid.

Afraid of the world encroaching on his home. Afraid of past mistakes catching up on him. So afraid of losing control over his family that he is contemplating the unthinkable.

A Good Father is a dark and gripping psychological suspense novel that will take you into the twisted mind of a man on the edge.

‘Exceptional ... Deeply chilling, it paints a dark but compelling picture of a family existing in the shadow of fear’ Jane Casey

‘An exceptional portrayal of domestic v iolence and psychopathy ... A brilliant, courageous novel ... I couldn't stop reading’ Jo Spain

‘Powerful, assured and a devastating new voice in Irish fiction ... Magnificent’ Joe Duffy

‘A marvellous book, sharp and chilling, compelling and frightening. I gulped it down in hours . . . I have never read anything like it’ Carlo Gébler

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Des is a good husband, a good father - a good man.

He encourages his wife's artistic endeavours, reads bedtime stories to his children every night, and holds down a well-paid, if unfulfilling, job.

But appearances can be deceptive. Lately, his wife seems to be forgetting that her art is for his eyes only. And rumours at work are threatening his reputation as a devoted family man. And he can't help but feel that his kids don't seem to need him as much as they once did.

Des is afraid.

Afraid of the world encroaching on his home. Afraid of past mistakes catching up on him. So afraid of losing control over his family that he is contemplating the unthinkable.

A Good Father is a dark and gripping psychological suspense novel that will take you into the twisted mind of a man on the edge.

‘Exceptional ... Deeply chilling, it paints a dark but compelling picture of a family existing in the shadow of fear’ Jane Casey

‘An exceptional portrayal of domestic v iolence and psychopathy ... A brilliant, courageous novel ... I couldn't stop reading’ Jo Spain

‘Powerful, assured and a devastating new voice in Irish fiction ... Magnificent’ Joe Duffy

‘A marvellous book, sharp and chilling, compelling and frightening. I gulped it down in hours . . . I have never read anything like it’ Carlo Gébler

Quantity:
Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
Eligible for free delivery
38 Reward Points

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€12.99
Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
Eligible for free delivery
Quantity:
38 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

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Des is a good husband, a good father - a good man.

He encourages his wife's artistic endeavours, reads bedtime stories to his children every night, and holds down a well-paid, if unfulfilling, job.

But appearances can be deceptive. Lately, his wife seems to be forgetting that her art is for his eyes only. And rumours at work are threatening his reputation as a devoted family man. And he can't help but feel that his kids don't seem to need him as much as they once did.

Des is afraid.

Afraid of the world encroaching on his home. Afraid of past mistakes catching up on him. So afraid of losing control over his family that he is contemplating the unthinkable.

A Good Father is a dark and gripping psychological suspense novel that will take you into the twisted mind of a man on the edge.

‘Exceptional ... Deeply chilling, it paints a dark but compelling picture of a family existing in the shadow of fear’ Jane Casey

‘An exceptional portrayal of domestic v iolence and psychopathy ... A brilliant, courageous novel ... I couldn't stop reading’ Jo Spain

‘Powerful, assured and a devastating new voice in Irish fiction ... Magnificent’ Joe Duffy

‘A marvellous book, sharp and chilling, compelling and frightening. I gulped it down in hours . . . I have never read anything like it’ Carlo Gébler


Product Details

A good father

ISBN9781844884841

Format

PublisherPENGUIN IRELAND (25 February. 2021)

No. of Pages288

Weight351

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 234 x 153 x 21