Children of Light

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Children of Light Fiction
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Screenwriter Gordon Walker and actress Lee Verger, reunited on the coast of Mexico, resume a ritual struggle of desire, mutual assistance, and inevitable urges to self-destruction

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Adrift since his wife left him, tasting ``death and ruin,'' screenwriter Gordon Walker needs ``a little something to get by on'' beyond alcohol and cocaine; so he seeks out his old lover LuAnne, an actress on location in Mexico where she's filming Walker's script of Kate Chopin's The Awakening. A ``true'' artist who works ``without a net,'' schizophrenic LuAnne is on the verge of a breakdown. Walker survives their explosive reunion and saves himself, but LuAnne acts out her carefully fore shadowed fate. Moviemakingimages of dark and light, illusion and inven tionis the metaphorical frame for this intense, symbolic novel that dramatizes a moral vision of violence and evil in a world where ``Things don't work out . . . . They just be. Powerful fic tion by the author of Dog Soldiers , which won the National Book Award in 1975. Janet Wiehe, P.L. of Cincinnati & Hamilton Cty. Copyright 1986 Cahners Business Information.

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