By Graham Swift
Vintage, Paperback, 9780679766629, 304pp.
Publication Date: January 14, 1997
"Swift has involved us in real, lived lives...Quietly, but with conviction, he seeks to affirm the values of decency, loyalty, love."--New York Review of Books
"A beautiful book...a novel that speaks profoundly of human need and tenderness. Even the most cynical will be warmed by it."--San Francisco Chronicle.
“A profound, intricately stratified novel full of life, love lost and love enduring.” — The Globe and Mail
“Swift is surely one of England’s finest living novelists.... The tale he tells is as affecting as it is convincing.... Quietly, but with conviction, he seeks to reaffirm the values of decency, loyalty, love.” — The New York Review of Books