About Uncle

About Uncle

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 20/02/2024
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About Uncle
Odd and Wonderful
This book captures some unusual, surreal, but sincere relationships. Uncle himself is observed so well that he came a truly tangible, real person to me and... READ MORE
Beatrice Hughes


In a small seaside town on the French coast lives Uncle. He shares his house with his niece and nephew, who look after

him when they could be doing something - anything - else. A disabled veteran with odd habits, Uncle is prone to drinking,

hoarding and gorging, not to mention the occasional excursion down into the plumbing, where he might disappear for days at

a time. As the world begins to shut down, Uncle and his niece are forced even closer still. She starts to watch his every move

- every bathroom break he takes, every pill he swallows - and finds herself relying on this man, her only companion.

  • Publisher: Peirene Press Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781908670939
  • Dimensions: 198 x 125 mm

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