Gilliger Graham, a struggling writer, is told by his agent
that he must produce a hit novel if he is to save his career.
He decamps to his old family home, where his father, who was
once a very successful writer, had died under mysterious
circumstances many years before. Disturbed by the reminders of
his old family life, Gilliger struggles to find his muse, and
driven to drink, he stumbles across an old hidden manuscript
– his father’s unfinished, last novel.
He soon realises the novel is better than anything he can
write himself and decides to plagiarize the book, and begins
transposing it to his laptop. Then, his real troubles begin.
Haunted by the characters from the book, he begins to
understand that the novel is a part confessional, which
implicates his deceased father at the centre of a murder…