The Companion

by Lorcan Roche
The Companion
  • ISBN-13: 9781933372846
  • Author(s): Lorcan Roche
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Europa Editions
  • Imprint: Europa Editions
  • Publication Date: 08-07-2010
  • Format: p/b

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In this subversive, comic extravaganza, Dublin-born film school dropout Trevor finds himself washed up in New York where he answers an ad to work as a companion to Ed, a wheelchair-bound teenager with muscular dystrophy. Ed's family is extremely wealthy and extremely dysfunctional. Ed's father, a guilt-ridden judge, rarely emerges from his dusty study. Ed's mother is morbidly obese, sexually perverse and rarely gets out of bed. A bizarre yet touching friendship develops between Trevor and Ed, both of whom are in need of someone to show understanding.
About the book

In this subversive, comic extravaganza, Dublin-born film school dropout Trevor finds himself washed up in New York where he answers an ad to work as a companion to Ed, a wheelchair-bound teenager with muscular dystrophy. Ed's family is extremely wealthy and extremely dysfunctional. Ed's father, a guilt-ridden judge, rarely emerges from his dusty study. Ed's mother is morbidly obese, sexually perverse and rarely gets out of bed. A bizarre yet touching friendship develops between Trevor and Ed, both of whom are in need of someone to show understanding.