What the hell is success, anyway?

A few days after my novel was published, my father asked me how much I might earn from it.

I told him.

‘That’s good,’ he answered.

He was lying of course. His facial expression said it all: ‘God, son! You could earn more than that gutting fish.’

There then followed a long silence, only broken by a cat running across the garden…

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Philip Ogley

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