The Hollywood Dodo: A Novel

The Hollywood Dodo: A Novel

Geoff Nicholson


From the seriously acclaimed writer of The meals Chain and Footsucker comes a cosmopolitan comedy approximately 3 humans stuck within the Hollywood machine.

Following the dying of his spouse, Henry Cadwallader, an English health care provider, insists on accompanying his aspiring actress daughter, Dorothy, on a visit to Hollywood. He fears she's going to fall prey to corruption and sleaze, yet unearths that it's really he who's being corrupted at each flip.

at the flight to l. a., they meet 'auteur of the longer term' Rick McCartney. Rick's attempting to get the backing to make a fancy dress drama set in seventeenth-century England a few guy who owns what he fears is the final dodo on the earth.

Dorothy Cadwallader's quest for reputation starts badly and is going downhill from there. in the meantime Henry turns into concerned with a former actress became property agent. The lives of Henry and Dorothy once more intersect with that of Rick McCartney to dramatic impression because the characters locate themselves attracted to the threshold, the place desires die and extinction threatens.

Sharp humor and willing remark force Geoff Nicholson's satisfyingly indirect examine America's obsession with stardom.

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