A Bright Ray of Darkness

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Actor William Harding has been caught cheating on his rock star wife and the press have descended upon him. Amid the headlines and worldwide disdain towards him, he takes on the role of Hotspur in a production of Henry IV. Searing and raw, ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness’ is a novel about shame and beauty and faith, and the moral power of art.

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‘Riveting work’ Patti Smith
‘Vivid . . . it communicates a real power’ Sunday Times
‘A wild ride of a book’ Metro

Actor William Harding has been caught cheating on his rock star wife and the press have descended upon him. Amid the headlines and worldwide disdain towards him, he takes on the part in Henry IV. He must examine himself, and who he has become, under the brightest of lights and the keenest of eyes.

‘A considered meditation on the evil of celebrity and the demanding yet restorative power of theatre’ New Statesman
‘An emotional ode to theatre as medicine for heartbreak, and an interesting meditation on fame’ Radio Times

‘A witty, wise heartfelt novel’ Washington Post

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Weight 0.174 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

237

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K