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The Half That Works

by Laurie Horner

The Half That Works Synopsis

This comedy of errors is a brilliant first novel from a born writer. Dave is known by his art teachers and fellow students as 'technically competent' - a huge insult for any aspiring artist. And after a graphic design course, his life does not take off in the manner in which he expected...So when his lifelong competitor, the beautiful and manipulative Jessica, becomes famous indirectly via Dave's own artistic inspiration, he takes his revenge on her and the establishment - but with disastrous and hilarious consequences. Full of acidic wit and comical characters, The Half that Works pokes fun at the pretensions and undercurrents present in the art world; and begs that age-old question - what is modern art? 'Boy, can he write.' Jan Mark.

The Half That Works Press Reviews

'Boy, can he write.' Jan Mark

Book Information

ISBN: 9780385604918
Publication date: 15th February 2003
Author: Laurie Horner
Publisher: David Fickling Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Laurie Horner

Laurie Horner lives in London and works in advertising. This is his first novel.

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