Candy - Prologue Summary & Analysis

Luke Davies
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Prologue Summary

Candy, by Luke Davies, details the story of two Australian heroin addicts, an unnamed narrator and his girlfriend Candy. Through scams, prostitution, robbery and drug dealing, the couple endures a continual cycle of years of heroin addiction and trying to detox while living in Melbourne. Finally, they hit bottom and successfully stop using heroin, but at the cost of their relationship.

In the first section of the Prologue titled Example of Good Times: Summer and Love, the unnamed narrator introduces Candy, a woman whom he loves romantically. He has just introduced her to the drug heroin, his other love. The narrator declares having a partner to share in his heroin addiction is a good thing. He admits to doing a credit card scam with Candy. They live in Sydney, Australia at this point.

In the next section of the Prologue entitled Example of Bad Times: Sugar and...

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