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Now All The Rage

A Novel

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Duncan Bush

What does it take to appear on Desert Island Discs? (Why aren’t you ever invited?)
Why haven’t you been interviewed by Jeremy Paxman?
What would your life be like if you became a celebrity?

It was Andy Warhol who predicted that one day everyone would be famous for fifteen minutes. . .
                   But was he right?
                   And would it be enough?
          For Guy Hughes only world-wide acclaim could begin to equal the
recognition he craves and deserves.
Painter, film-maker, teacher, writer, critic: a Renaissance man for the Twenty-first Century, he’s failing at almost everything he’s tried, and suddenly his marriage is failing too. He’s obsessed with one of his female students, and is spending too much time watching the girl dancers on MTV. . .
NOW ALL THE RAGE is a compelling and provocative new novel about fame and pornography, anger and art, lust and obscurity (or any combination of these. . .)
      “We have fantasy not to die of life. . .” – Nietsche (almost).

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About the author:

Duncan Bush is the author of several prize-winning collections of poetry, and two novels, The Genre of Silence and Glass Shot. His collection of poems Masks was Welsh “Book of the Year” in 1995.

Praise for DUNCAN BUSH’S  last novel


“Tense, deft, considered, important
and extremely frightening”   Hilary Mantel

“The most relentlessly gripping and original
crime novel so far this year”   New Statesman

“A rumbustiously enjoyable modern thriller”   GQ

Duncan Bush divides his time between rural Wales and continental

Duncan Bush is available for interview.

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