By Robert Montagu

Downstairs within the night, Dad's banquet goes powerful. The county site visitors and MPs and women of their clothes are toasting the good fortune of one other nice debate in the home of Commons. Upstairs, within the morning prior to breakfast, Robert, elderly seven, is mendacity nude in his father's mattress whereas Dad kisses him from best to toe. His sisters are asleep, his brother down the hall blissfully unaware. His mom is divorced and dwelling in London with one other woman...So the tale unfolds over the subsequent 9 years, as noticeable in the course of the eyes of an offended sixteen-year-old sitting in a ruined citadel open air Rome - trying to find solutions and discovering none aside from these within his head.

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