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Darke

Darke is a coming-of-age novel written by American author, Rick Gekoski, and tells the story of an old man who has excluded himself from society. Its journal style, and division into three distinct sections, gives more of an insight into how the protagonist came to exclude himself from the world around him in such an […]

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Culture Literature

Darke

Rick Gekoski‚Äôs Darke tells the powerful story of James Darke, a man who, following the death of his wife, has decided to isolate himself from the outside world. The narrative begins in a strange yet humorous episode where he employs someone to fill in his letterbox. He has already cancelled his phone line and is […]