All His Sons (Hardcover)

By Frederic Raphael

Catbird Press, 9780945774495, 187pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2001



Casting a satirical eye on the business of movie-making, this collection's title novella follows two very different brothers, each working in opposite ends of the film industry, who uncover shocking family secrets after their father mysteriously dies.A French film producer attempts to humiliate an American director in Who Whom? while The Siren's Song tells the tale of a Greek sailor's rise and fallwhich turn out to be one and the same. In God and Mammon, a hot young novelist whose work is revered for its honesty and vulgarity writes a dishonest screenplay of his novel.

About the Author

Frederic Raphael won anAcademy Awardfor his screenplay for "Darling" and cowrote the screenplay for "Eyes Wide Shut" with Stanley Kubrick. He is the author of 19 novels, including "Coast to Coast" and "A Double Life."