Verbatim by Andrew Hill

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Carol is an intelligent and sensible woman in the late twenties working as a Civil Servant.  Grant, on the other hand, has never quite fitted in.  Carol has her life together while Grant's mental health problems have been brushed under the carpet since his childhood

Carol is an intelligent and sensible woman in the late twenties working as a Civil Servant.  Grant, on the other hand, has never quite fitted in.  Carol has her life together while Grant's mental health problems have been brushed under the carpet since his childhood.  Now working as a barman he wants to turn his life around. Grant is seeking a publisher for his debut novel, 'Dead Letter Perfect', but in a strange turn of events and after rejections from every publisher, he discovers that a woman he's never heard of, Carol Green, is publishing a novel with the same title.

               Could it ever happen? Surely two people acting independently and with no knowledge of each couldn't write the same novel, could they? Every detail, every word exactly the same. Carol is completely unaware of Grant's discovery and, following his rejection, Grant's life quickly spirals out of control.

               Things take a turn for the worse when the pair eventually meet…

 

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