The Almost Lizard

Today Is Daniel Lizard S Twenty First Birthday And He Has Just Completed His Autobiography Now, He Plans On Killing Himself, Leaving Behind Possibly The Longest Suicide Note Ever Committed To Paper.Daniel Creates Soap Operas In His Head A Game That He Plays On His Paper Round Rather Than A Phase, This Is Just The Beginning Of A Fantasy That Becomes And Elaborate As The People Around Daniel Become His Unwitting Co Stars.Daniel Begins To Realise That, In Life, You Cannot Write All Of The Scripts, There Is No One There To Shout Cut Or Hit Rewind And, Inevitably, All Manipulations Have Their RepercussionsThe Almost Lizard

James Higgerson was born in the West Midlands in 1982 and currently lives in Manchester He has contributed to the anthologies Litmus Short Stories From Modern Science 2011 and Still 2012 James was awarded second place in the 2008 Luke Bitmead Bursary Award, and has previously co run the writing projects The Industry of Guilt and Bad Marmalade Until 2011, James reviewed gigs and CDs for

[ BOOKS ] ✬ The Almost Lizard  Author James Higgerson –
  • Hardcover
  • The Almost Lizard
  • James Higgerson
  • English
  • 18 January 2018

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    The Almost LizardJames Higgerson Author In The Almost Lizard, James Higgerson has transported the existential angst of Holden Caulfield and Benjamin Braddock into a modern time frame, with nods to modern technology, the changing nature of family and friendships that any teenager has to go through, and fashioned a tragic story out of a lot of disparate threads The story s narrator Daniel Lizar, having survived an emotional rollercoaster of adolescence has just turned twenty one, and plans to kill himself Like Slyvia Plath in The Bell Jar or Iain Bank s in The Crow Road the story begins with intimations of death, and although the reader always knows the outcome to this story, the journey there is worth taking, for we follow Daniel through school, his parent s divorce due to his father s affair with Daniel s best friend s mother, falling in with the wrong crowd, early sexual experiences and relati...

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