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Blood

by (author) Tom Walmsley

Publisher
J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Initial publish date
Jan 1998
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781896239644
    Publish Date
    Jan 1998
    List Price
    $12.95

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"Noelle is desperate for cash to score some drugs. She's set up a date for kinky sex with a john who likes to watch her with someone else, but the trouble is all her usual partners are busy. Then her long-lost bisexual brother, Chris, walks through the door and Noelle gets to thinking… Blood is certainly funny, but it is actually a potent drama about the impossibility of moral certainties and the possibilities of love. If Noelle is willing to have sex with her own brother, then Chris in his turn is willing to fulfill a lifelong incestuous fantasy. Walmsley follows this pair into a moral swamp in which, when not trying to drown each other or themselves, they struggle for salvation. In a tightly-wound two-act script that makes Sam Shepard look like Neil Simon, they engage in spiraling negotiations over drugs, sex, power, love, and death."—Globe and Mail

About the author

Tom Walmsley won the first Three Day Novel contest in 1979 with his novel Doctor Tin; its sequel, Shades, which also contained the original novel, was published in 1992. His novel Kid Stuff was published in 2003. He's also the author of the poetry collections Lexington Hero and Rabies, the plays The Jones Boy, Blood, and Something Red, and the screenplay of the film Paris, France. He lives in Toronto.

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