Everyone seems to know best when it comes to Jan's future - but he's still working out for himself who he really is. Jan feels so hemmed in by the pressures of family and friends, he decides to leave home and live alone in the house on the toll bridge. While there, he meets Tess and Adam and their close bond of friendship develops into something which has devastating effects on them all.
"It is impossible to do justice to this brilliant, complex novel . . . surely one of the most original and rewarding teenage novels of the year"
"This is Chambers writing at his awe inspiring best"