Judge Savage: A Novel

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Arcade Pub., 2003 - Blacks
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There is no life without a double life. And yet one grows weary ... Recently promoted to the position of Crown Court judge-jealous colleagues suggest it might be because he is black-Daniel Savage decides at midlife that it's finally time to settle down, foreswear philandering, and rededicate himself to his family. His career demands the most responsible behavior-he must be above suspicion. But Savage has been leading a double life for far too long, and a young woman from his past-who holds a secret that could ruin his career and marriage-begins making mysterious calls to his house. As tangled lies are solemnly ironed out in his court, Judge Savage finds his own existence suddenly descending into a mess of violence and confusion, and attempts desperately to get a grip on his world in the face of increasingly certain disaster.

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I have read and enjoyed Tim Parks' non-fiction, particularly his excellent book about football fans in Verona, but this is the first of his novels I have read. After 100 pages I was so fed up with the ... Read full review

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Woe is Daniel Savage. In addition to his myriad duties as newly appointed Crown Court judge in England, he has a new house to worry about, a proselytizing daughter he fears has joined a cult, a lawyer ... Read full review

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