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Missing Joe By Stephen Thompson

Missing Joe
by Stephen Thompson

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Joe, Dilys and their son Sean are all outsiders in the small English town where they live. As Dilys and Sean become increasingly co-dependent, Joe vanishes. Then Joe's identical twin brother Neville arrives and refuses to believe that Joe simply walked out on his family.
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Missing Joe by Stephen Thompson

Joe, Dilys and their son Sean are all outsiders in the small English town where they live. Joe because of insidious racism, Dilys because she suffers the remaining stigma of her alcoholic mother and mentally ill father, and Sean because he seems slow. As Dilys and Sean become increasingly and unhealthily co-dependent. Joe is pushed to periphery of their lives. So much so that when he vanishes, Dilys is neither surprised nor concerned. Then Joe's identical twin brother Neville arrives from Jamaica. Despite what Dilys tells him, he refuses to believe that Joe simply walked out on his family. And so he begins a painstaking investigation into Joe's disappearance. What he discovers changes him forever.

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Missing Joe Reviews


'A compelling, urban tale. Gritty, yet filled with inspired prose...' Courttia Newland; 'Beautifully written, painfully honest and deeply affecting. Stephen Thompson's debut novel is terrific' Hanif Kurshi; 'A sensitive, subtle and fascinating account of a young black man's fight against crack addiction...Thompson's writing is compelling' The Times; 'Accessibly psychological, gripping and just the right side of confrontational' ID; 'Beautifully honest and unapologetically bleak' Independent on Sunday

About Stephen Thompson


Stephen Thompson was born and brought up in Hackney. He left school without any qualifications but, after several wasted years, went on to study journalism at Harlow College. He lectures in journalism and creative writing at Birkbeck.

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GOR003135696
Missing Joe by Stephen Thompson
Stephen Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2001-11-01
240
0340751487
9780340751480
N/A
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