The novel „A Star Called Henry“ is written by the author Robby Doyle. The third chapter in the first part is about a day at work for Henry, this is the first day he meets his boss.
Henry Smart Senior goes to work with a lot of enthusiasm. He is a bodyguard in the brothel of Dolly Oblong. Oblong wants to see Henry, so she calls for him. She does not like that Henry rejects so many customers. When Henry enters the room, he is very impressed of Dolly Oblong. This is the first time he sees his boss. She tells him that he is not good for her business because he does not let enough customers pass through. But she also says that her business partners are very satisfied with Henry Senior’s message delivery jobs. Henry perceives that Dolly Oblong could be Alfie Gandon, the person who gives him names of persons he should kill. After the conversation, Henry is very happy and he falls in love with Dolly Oblong, so he lefts his family. He wants to impress her, so he works very hard. In the meantime his family grows. His oldest son Henry is five years old and very independent. Henry Smart Junior’s mother is pregnant, after some time Henry’s brother Victor is born.