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Jack of Spades / Joyce Carol Oates.

by Oates, Joyce Carol [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Head of Zeus 2015Edition: UK Airports ed.Description: 224 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781784970987 (pbk.); 1784970980 (pbk.).Subject(s): Novelists -- Fiction | Anonyms and pseudonyms -- FictionSummary: From one of the most highly regarded writers of her generation, JACK OF SPADES is an exquisite, psychologically complex trhiller about the opposing forces within the mind of one ambitious writer, and the line between genius and madness. Andrew J. Rush has achieved the kind of commercial success most authors only dream about: a top agent, publisher in New York, and twenty-eight mystery novels to his name. He has a loving wife, three grown children, and is well-known in his small New Jersey town for his generosity. But Andrew's hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym Jack of Spades, he had penned another string of novels - dark, violent, masochistic tales of murder, lust and madness. When a court order arrives accusing him of plagiarism, Rush fears his secret may be exposed. Unbidden, in the back of his mind, the Jack of Spades starts plotting his survival.
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From one of the most highly regarded writers of her generation, JACK OF SPADES is an exquisite, psychologically complex trhiller about the opposing forces within the mind of one ambitious writer, and the line between genius and madness. Andrew J. Rush has achieved the kind of commercial success most authors only dream about: a top agent, publisher in New York, and twenty-eight mystery novels to his name. He has a loving wife, three grown children, and is well-known in his small New Jersey town for his generosity. But Andrew's hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym Jack of Spades, he had penned another string of novels - dark, violent, masochistic tales of murder, lust and madness. When a court order arrives accusing him of plagiarism, Rush fears his secret may be exposed. Unbidden, in the back of his mind, the Jack of Spades starts plotting his survival.

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