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East of Everything

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Summary

Masculinity in crisis. Drug abuse, infidelity, betrayal and murder. Three friends try to cope with love, life and each other. This is East London, where talk is cheap and beer is dear and everyone but you has an ironic tattoo. And this is a story of millennial men: of cobbled identity, flawed friendship and terrible love. René Dubois-Williams is thirty, and at a low ebb in his life. Jobless, loveless and living with his indulgent mother, there appear to be no limits to the depths of his degradation. But a chance encounter with a couple of old school friends—the pathologically charming Madoc, and Niceguy™ Howard—will set all three on a tortuous path of self-discovery; careering wildly through betrayal, redemption, triumph and despair. Will René finally find love with the remote and enigmatic Flame? Can Howard hang on to his bored and restless girlfriend, Anna? What will Madoc do with the body? Find out all this, and more, in… EAST OF EVERYTHING A sensational new epic, by A. O. K. Simpson

Genre:
Drama / Romance
Author:
Osondu Simpson
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
10
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

Prologue

We are Millennials.

We are Generation Centenarian.

We will live to a hundred and work every day of it.

We part-time painters and temporary troubadours; heroes of the zero hour—we are the grasping descendants of a murderous, sly, conniving, infinitely inventive and self-destructive great ape. He tamed fire to chase away the dark and it hasn’t stopped running since.

When the lights cut out and the earth goes dark and the planes and markets crash, our parents will be long gone but we will be here to tell the young about our age: when the shadow earth stood a shining colossus—a gigantic hive-mind that shared our selves instantly and everywhere. The water was clean and cool and food grew beneath our feet. We were fat and angry, and there were billions of us. We were as ants on the ground.

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burrichristine: Schöne Liebesgeschichte ❤️❤️❤️

Anna: This book was amazing. The mother is a nut

alexandra: Ich bekomme nicht genug davon ich kann auch nicht aufhören zu lesen ich bin in der Geschichte so vertieft und hoffe es geht weiter so

Hermorene: It's difficult to envision these adult, professional shifters constantly making juvenile jokes. I understand the animosity between the twins, but this doesn't feel like realistic sibling behavior, even given the circumstances.

mitali: The book is quite interesting and the story line is also nice I will recommend this book to my friends

Mya: This story is my first one on this platform and I and in love. I used to love reading but lost it and this story restored my love for reading. 100% recommended It has a amazing plot and story.

tng4rhw8fm: Les personnages sont superbes La romance est bien tournée ni trop ni pas assez

Arista: Vielen lieben Dank fürs Teilen auf Inkitt! Eigentlich brauche ich nicht unbedingt den stinkreichen Protagonisten, aber hier ist es so nett geschrieben, dass es gut passt :)

Leslie Suttles: Sweet love story. Was slightly disappointing that the only sexual encounter prompted was the SA and nothing showing she was able to move past it

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Leticia: Esto es épico, la historia detrás, Y todo! Enserio Amo este trabajo, la creadora enserio es súper talentosaaa!!<3

Meegan: About to start book 4 omg I'm so so addicted to this series

Sheila: A good book I will read it further as it is finished

Mharms: It is nice that it is a serial of stories, book to book. The storyline is fast moving through history.

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