Ten Stories About Smoking
‘Touching, true and shocking. Here is a book that not only makes more sense of life, it delights the mind’ Irish Times
These stories find dignity in quiet lives and beauty in dark corners. They tell of allure, betrayal, nostalgia, solitude, seduction, damage and desire. They are stories of youth mislaid and love lost, and of recovery. They go to the heart of things.
‘Original and quietly devastating’ Daily Telegraph
‘Raymond Carver and Alice Munro echo throughout. Exquisite’ New Statesman