John Howard

“All of the characters have some struggle in their personal lives. Carl is a fairly straightforward and honest person who runs a caravan park. He’s a shambling, pot-bellied man, of generally good humor, who drinks too much. He hasn’t properly dealt with his daughter’s death some year and half or so before. He’s caught between his granddaughter, Caylin-Calandria, whose behavior is becoming increasingly wild as she tries, in her little-girl fantasy way, to get rid of the pain that she’s feeling, and his wife, Jude, who hasn’t properly begun to grieve for her daughter either. Carl is not necessarily a particularly philosophical person, nor a deep thinker, although every now and then he unwittingly comes out with very wise things.”

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