Reviews

  • Publisher's description. How much can any of us do to save those we love from themselves? What does the dark legacy of guilt do to a person, to a relationship, to a family? Achingly poignant and sharply witty, this portrait of a single tragedy rippling across many lives has all the makings of an American classic.

    Penguin
  • Beautiful, elegant, harrowing... This is a book that makes you eager, once more, for the complications of the world

    Colum McCann
  • This beautiful, tragic novel will haunt you for the rest of your life... Michael is simply one of the finest characters I've ever come across... An extraordinary work of art

    Paul Harding
  • Marvellously lucid and intelligent... [a] novel about family, love, and a despair that proves unbearable

    Joy Williams

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