Synopses & Reviews
Filmmaker Rose Leclair is beautiful, famous, and happily married. But when a new star actress begins commanding unwelcome amounts of attention—even, reportedly, from Rose's own husband—her life of privilege unspools. First published in 1967, The Camera Always Lies is an absorbing novel of Hollywood politics and one woman's struggle to survive them.
Hugh Hood's classic novel of suspicion, jealousy, addiction and betrayal in 1960s Hollywood.
About the Author
Hugh Hood (19282000) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, essayist and university professor. Hood wrote 32 books: 17 novels, including the 12-volume New Age novel sequence (influenced by Marcel Proust and Anthony Powell), several volumes of short fiction, and 5 of nonfiction. He taught English literature at the Université de Montréal. In the early 1970s he and fellow authors Clark Blaise, Raymond Fraser, John Metcalf and Ray Smith formed the well-known Montreal Story Tellers Fiction Performance Group, which popularized the public reading of fiction in Canada. In 1988, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.