What happens when a worldly, vigorous, successful married man discovers that his is dying, and immediately embarks on a new love affair of awesome depth and force?
“It is in the central character that Tom Stacey has put the mechanism that elevates this novel to the master class.”
— Irish Times
“Tom Stacey’s second novel is uncommonly confident about love and death. Published 16 years after his first, its maturing has been worth waiting for: the orderly writing, robust intelligence and honesty are steadily enlivening.”
— The Times
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