19 Nov 2017

The Benefactor

From Standing Room Only, 2:35 pm on 19 November 2017
The Benefactor by Sebastian Hampson.

Photo: Supplied

Author Sebastian Hampson.

Author Sebastian Hampson. Photo: Supplied

When an older man takes in a struggling artist in New York City, tongues are bound to wag. But in Sebastian Hampson's novel The Benefactor Henry Calder's intentions really are kindly rather than sinister.

The magazine editor has been widowed for less than a year and he's lonely, while at the same time at a crossroads in what's been a lucrative career.

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