Released on 02 September 2011.
Soon to be a major film starring Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman
'Funny, smart, ingenious, moving, altogether great' Nick HornbyWorld famous Caleb and Camille Fang have dedicated their lives to great performance art. But for their children, Annie and Buster, their 'art' is an embarrassment.
As soon as the children grow up they flee home, desperate to escape the chaos of their parents' world. But when the lives they've built come crashing down, brother and sister have no choice but to go back. And whether the kids agree to participate or not, Caleb and Camille are planning one last performance that will finally determine what's more important: their family or their art.
From Cormac McCarthy to Jeanette Winterson, here’s our pick of the most hilarious, moving, dysfunctional and painfully true parent-child relationships in literature.
Kevin Wilson's excellent debut novel The Family Fang is this week's TV Book Club choice.
Listen to Kevin Wilson, author of The Family Fang, and Gerard Woodward, author of Nourishment, talk about the role of the family in literature.
Read on for an exclusive look at the prologue of Kevin Wilson's wonderful novel, The Family Fang.
Read this extract to meet the wonderful, spirited Annie Fang
Congratulations to Kevin Wilson, whose utterly brilliant novel, The Family Fang, hit the New York Times Bestseller list last month!