01 April 2012
Actor Josh Haddon and tennis player Jeff Brazer have three things in common – they are famous, rich and desire the same girl, a lawyer called Suzie. Through Josh’s eyes we witness the ‘before, during and after’ of a classic love triangle, but one played out in the glare of the media spotlight.
In Captivity, Lander Hawes strips bare a romantic entanglement from the point of view of that modern phenomenon: celebrity.
We may be seeing the emergence of a writer to hold his own with DeLillo. I find that an exciting prospect.