The works here are either still in progress or are undergoing revision before publication.
Femke is about, and narrated by, a young woman in Amsterdam who lives almost a vagrant existence before being adopted as a Muse – first by a young English filmmaker, and later by an ageing Dutch poet.
A businessman, Martin Prendergast, leaps from an office block to his death. Scenes from his life flash before him, in reverse order (a chronology reported in a minority of near-death experiences). Grim as this sounds, the sense of possibility grows stronger as he gets closer to childhood.
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A childhood memoir in which each chapter works as a short story in itself. The action ends at the point in David’s life where his novella Rousseau Moon begins.