2003 TRADE PAPERBACK, TANNED INSIDE, ELSE GREAT SHAPE ST. MARTIN'S GRIFFIN [BLACKER, TERENCE]
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Gregory Keays is a writer whose brilliant future is behind him. But when an extraordinary student enters his life, Gregory is offered one last, glorious chance to save his career. Soon, however, Gregory's Faustian pact with success unravels around him, and he must turn to darker, more duplicitous means to secure his fame. Set in the dangerous world where real life and literary ambition collide, "Kill Your Darlings" is an unforgettable novel of ego and delusion, villainy and the betrayal of love.