Granville Jones is at the end of his life – ‘one of the greats of old-time Fleet Street’, once a famous world-roving correspondent, now self-exiled on an island Emirate in the Gulf, a forgotten man, eclipsed by rising stars of television journalism.
‘A near-forgotten masterpiece… one of the few books I’ve ever read that I finished in one sitting and then immediately had to read again’
John Gray – New Statesman (Book of the Year)
‘One of the most haunting novels I have read for years’
Jackie Wullschlager – Residents Abroad