A Bright Ray of Darkness by Ethan Hawke

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A book about art and love, fame and heartbreak — a blistering story of a young man making his Broadway debut just as his marriage implodes. It is a bracing meditation on fame and celebrity, and the redemptive, healing power of art; a portrait of the ravages of disappointment and divorce; a poignant consideration of the rites of fatherhood and manhood; a novel soaked in rage and sex, longing and despair; and a passionate love letter to the world of theatre. A Bright Ray of Darkness showcases Ethan Hawke’s gifts as a novelist as never before. Hawke’s narrator is a young man in torment, disgusted with himself after the collapse of his marriage, still half-hoping for a reconciliation that would allow him to forgive himself and move on as he clumsily, and sometimes hilariously, tries to manage the wreckage of his personal life with whisky and sex.

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