By Richard Blanchard
A Black run to the icy middle of the male Psyche.
Snow Blind is a viciously humorous novel with an ethical, an perception into the country of recent males and fatherhood.
Daniel Greenhenge is sliding uncontrollably in the direction of the twin hazards of a gaping ice-blue crevasse and a wedding of comfort. This 40-year-old music-obsessed copywriter is a stunning yet hapless guy. His survival may be decided through no matter if he can take accountability for his personal scenario.
Richard Blanchard’s epic debut novel happens over a longer stag ski weekend in Chamonix, France, under the peaks of Mont Blanc.
As good as his approaching marriage and stag do, Dan is stressed from each attitude. first of all his son Bepe is in a existence threatening coincidence at Manchester airport. Then, there's Robert, a misogynistic estranged collage good friend who disrespects every little thing Dan is, who leads the stag occasion off track. Dan’s boss Steve has additionally travelled mischievously, with paintings to heap onto him, with which they're going to attempt to shop their ads service provider. although, to Dan the most important fear is the presence of Juliet, the love-of-a-lifetime ex female friend who has wangled her manner onto the weekend; an honorary stagette on a challenge.
As the stags cruelly push Dan into extra embarrassing events, he unearths he can’t refuse. but if they take this beginner skier to the Vallee Blanche, the most demanding terrain in Europe, have they driven him too a ways?
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