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by Hassan Gehdi Santur

One-time war photographer Andrew Christensen, the main character in this debut novel, now takes portraits of willing customers who enter the cab he drives around Toronto. Andrew’s mother, Ella, has just died of cancer, and his father, Gregory, cracking under the stress, uncharacteristically assaults a stranger in a bowling alley. Andrew’s marriage – the result of an unplanned pregnancy – is also facing difficulties. On the day of his mother’s viewing, Andrew’s old flame, an actress named Sarah Turlington, unexpectedly shows up. Their passion is instantly rekindled, and the two fall into bed, despite the fact they are both married. Read more…