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The Boy Hardcover – 19 Mar 1998

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  • Hardcover: 217 pages
  • Publisher: Fourth Estate; First Edition edition (19 Mar. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1857028236
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857028232
  • Package Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.8 x 2.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,656,445 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sean Hennessey's search for his former foster-son takes him into the world of male prostitution, where the boy remains elusive. The boy has a seductive power over those with whom he comes into contact, including Sean himself, whose impulse towards the boy is a blend of love, loss and guilt.

About the Author

Naeem Murr is British, of Lebanse and Irish descent, and currently lives in the United States. He is in his late twenties, and has already won literary prizes for his short stories. THE BOY is his first full-length piece of fiction.

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