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A Tangled Web Emil Miller

A Tangled Web

Emil Miller

Published February 18th 2013
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Kindle Edition
186 pages
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The town of Amalfi on Italy’s beautiful Costiera Amalfitana becomes a place of fear and betrayal for Jerome Wakefield who has been living a sybaritic lifestyle as the author of two highly acclaimed but plagiarised novels.His attempt to avoidMoreThe town of Amalfi on Italy’s beautiful Costiera Amalfitana becomes a place of fear and betrayal for Jerome Wakefield who has been living a sybaritic lifestyle as the author of two highly acclaimed but plagiarised novels.His attempt to avoid discovery of his imposture by moving to the town is rudely shattered by a chance occurrence that leads to blackmail and murder, but others are also out to expose him and he finds his life in great danger.Jake Melrose, who heads the giant American consortium Supascope Entertainments, and Lord Redstone, an English promoter of pop music, mirror Wakefield’s own duplicity, while even his wife proves unfaithful as his life of ease begins to unravel towards its inevitable dénouement.Set in the 1970s, this novel may be as much about its readers as the characters in the story, for a large part of humanity was sold mechanically processed sub-musical rubbish both before and after the decade. How it was done is at the heart of this satire on the psychology of deceit and mass manipulation.