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Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult
Fiction, Fantasy
Fiction, Popular Culture, Christian, Religious
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Michael Jones wrote 37 minutes ago
Read the first two chapters. I like the premise, I think you could certainl... more...
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The Patriotic Art of Lying

Alexander Hodgson

Fiction, Literary Fiction, Gay

The Patriotic Art of Lying tells the extraordinary tales behind a lie, from its inception and misinterpretation to its eventually sinister misappropriation.


The Patriotic Art of Lying is the story- amongst others- of Stephen Lees, an academic prodigy struggling with his sexuality and its manifest desire for a student; of Emery Cropper, a fellow academic, whose attempts to find love are thwarted by the onset of Alzheimer’s in his mother; of Sandy Paul, h...