Beached Head (Chapter 1)

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
'Beached Head'.

The story of Darren, a promising law student who drops out of university to care for his cancerous mother after his father uses the 'Big C' as an apt excuse to leave her and move in with his younger lover from Eastbourne.

Four years later, his mother has recovered, found god and forgiven her penniless husband. Darren has stalled and has lost all purpose. Alcohol, fake victorian antiques and unused travel books dominate his hibernating mind.

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Beached Head (Chapter 1)

Submitted: October 26, 2013

The first chapter of 'Beached Head'.

The story of Darren, a competent law student who drops out of university to care for his cancerous mother. She, supposedly with the help of god, beats the big C, but Darren never returns to complete his degree. Momentum and ambition disappear has a minimum wage paying job in a warehouse and a loveless relationship become the centre of his once promising life. Read Chapter