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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

The Family Fang

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Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 18 March 2012.

The Family Fang is an utterly unique, moving and hilarious novel about one of life's greatest mysteries: the relationship between parents and their children.

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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

Caleb and Camille Fang have dedicated their lives to making great art. But for their children, Annie and Buster, who have been unwillingly involved in their parents' crazy performances for as long as they can remember, their 'art' is an embarrassment.

As soon as the children grow up they flee home, desperate to escape the chaos of their parents' world. But when the lives they've built come crashing down, brother and sister have no choice but to go back. And whether the kids agree to participate or not, Caleb and Camille are planning one last performance that will finally determine what's more important: their family or their art.


'Fiendishly funny.' The Times

'Hilarious, quirky and brilliant. You'll fall in love with The Family Fang.' Heat

'A comedy, a tragedy, and a tour-de-force. I have never seen anything like it before. Genius.' Ann Patchett, author of Bel Canto

About the Author

Kevin Wilson has spent most of his working life as a staff journalist on British national newspapers, including the DAILY MAIL and latterly the DAILY and SUNDAY EXPRESS. He is married with three grown-up sons and a daughter.

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Publication date

5th January 2012


Kevin Wilson

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Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan


416 pages


Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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