‘A humane, humorous and ultimately extremely moving novel’ Guardian
‘A darkly comic, deeply moving and thoroughly modern father-son love story’ Mail on Sunday
‘Funny, moving, disturbing and beautifully written’ Adam Kay
‘Tremendously moving, fiercely intelligent and very, very funny’ Paul Murray
Louis Lasker loves his family dearly – apart from when he doesn’t. There’s a lot of history. His father’s marriages, his mother’s death; one brother in exile, another in denial; everything said, everything unsaid. And now his father has taken a decision which threatens to blow the family apart.
We join the Laskers for what might be their final days together. One last chance to fix things. It’s a matter of life and death . . .