By John Niven
What do you do whilst the homeless guy in the street you’ve simply given cash to thank you you by means of identify and seems to be one among your ‘closest’ neighbors, one you haven’t obvious for over two decades? Take him for a scorching meal and notice him on his approach? supply him much more funds than you always may? Or take him in and take a look at to get him again on his ft? For Alan, there’s no doubt – purely ordinary that he’d are looking to see his outdated mate Craig off the streets, whether just for a number of nights, and into a few fresh outfits. yet what if the winning existence you’ve made for your self – reliable activity, chuffed marriage, stunning teenagers, grand Victorian condo (you did good out of the valuables increase, thanks a great deal) – is person who that your outdated buddy might really prefer to have too? no matter if it capacity taking it from you? steadily, unavoidably, mayhem ensues as Craig turns Alan’s orderly loved ones the other way up, threatening to damage Alan’s lifestyles for good.
Following the divergent lives of 2 youth neighbors, No reliable Deed is a humorous and painful exam of friendship; of the unusual currents of ambition, loathing, pity and affection that circulate among humans over the many years; and of fellows aging as they fail and succeed.
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No Good Deed by John Niven