The truth and other lies / Sascha Arango ; translated by Imogen Taylor.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster,
ISBN: 9781471139727 (pbk.) :
This translation originally published: 2015.
Translated from the German.
From the outside, Henry Hayden has a perfect life: he's a famous novelist with more money than he can spend, a grand house in the country, and a loyal, clever wife. But Henry has a dark side. If only the readers and critics who worship his every word knew that his success depends on a carefully maintained lie. A lie he will stop at nothing to protect. He has been lucky, but one day his luck must surely run out, and he simply can't allow that to happen. In thrall to paranoia and self-interest, Henry makes a fatal error that could cause the whole dream to unravel and land him in the gutter, but despite his most machiavellian efforts, events swiftly spin out of control as lie is heaped upon lie, menace upon menace. And then it turns out that those around him have their secrets too.
342 pages ; 20 cm
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