A Good Father

A Good Father
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9780241987544
Rating 2/5 from 1 reviews
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'Brilliant . . . I couldn't stop reading' Jo Spain 'Exceptional . . . Deeply chilling' Jane Casey ______________ 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. 'This intricately made novel marks the debut of a writer from whom, and of whom, we shall be hearing much in coming times' John Banville 'Captivating . . . Readers will come for the premise and stay for its clever unpacking' Irish Times 'A devastating new voice in Irish fiction . . . Magnificent' Joe Duffy 'A great read, it's gripping, at times disturbing' Miriam O'Callaghan, RTÉ Radio 1

A Good Father
  • Author : Catherine Talbot
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2021-02-25

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  • Publisher : Anchor
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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22

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  • Publisher : Great Dads Project the
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01

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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2012-04-24

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  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
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  • Author : Chris Tomlin,Pat Barrett
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04

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  • Publisher : Destiny Image Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001

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  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-05-15

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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