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A Clue to the Exit

(2000)
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Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband and absent father, has been give six months to life. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel - about death. In the casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as addicted writing fiction as she is to gambling. Charlie's novel is set on a train and involves a group of characters locked in a debate about the nature of consciousness. As the train gets stuck at Didcot Junction and Charlie gets more passionately entangled with the with dangerous young woman who is his nemesis, Edward St Aubyn's dazzling novel comes to its startling climax.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2000 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Clue to the Exit
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-7011-6960-5 / 978-0-7011-6960-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Clue to the Exit: A Novel
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-250-04603-3 / 978-1-250-04603-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Clue to the Exit
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4472-5355-8 / 978-1-4472-5355-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Clue to the Exit
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-330-45805-1 / 978-0-330-45805-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Clue to the Exit
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-09-928578-9 / 978-0-09-928578-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Clue to the Exit: A Novel
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Picador
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September 2008 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Clue to the Exit
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Picador
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