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Meet my father. Lying Billy Wright. Lies are all you can expect from him. He knows nothing else. Billy Wright has spent half his life in rebellion against truth, sense and decency. A fervent apostle of lies and mischief, he has thrown himself into every kind of trouble he can imagine. He shares his life grudgingly with his son Alan and grandson Luke, a family of three men who have lost the women they loved. Now an old man, Billy finds his family disintegrating. As Alan buckles under the pressures of a desolate worklife, Luke makes his own bid for freedom by trying to demolish the family altogether. Billy’s formidable dishonesty may be their only hope. A story of lies, bad parenting and forgiveness. And a really big hammer.

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