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Past Imperfect (Paperback)
  • Past Imperfect (Paperback)

Past Imperfect (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 30/04/2009
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Damian Baxter is very, very rich - and he's dying. He lives alone in a big house in Surrey, looked after by a chauffeur, butler, cook and housemaid. He has but one concern: who should inherit his fortune...PAST IMPERFECT is the story of a quest. Damian Barker wishes to know if he has a living heir. By the time he married in his late thirties he was sterile (the result of adult mumps), but what about before that unfortunate illness? He was not a virgin. Had he sired a child? A letter from a girlfriend from these times suggests he did. But the letter is anonymous. Damian contacts someone he knew from their days at university. He gives him a list of girls he slept with and sets him a task: find his heir...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780753825419

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After reading had become a chore whilst at university, I hadn't read properly in over 3 years. I was recommended this book and it reminded me of what I'd always loved about reading. The story is so gripping,... More

Paperback edition
7th June 2011
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“Lacks emotional depth”

The plot is well thought out and the insight into the shifting nature of the aristocracy is interesting, but I was never convinced by the nature of the love story and why the main character felt the way he did.

Paperback edition
28th September 2011
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“Best novel of 2009!”

I cannot rate this novel highly enough! It's so funny, yet true to life! You feel so close to the charactors that you feel that they are your best friends - or worst enemies - depending on which ones we are... More

Paperback edition
10th January 2010
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