Moving, acutely observed and psychologically deep, this fine novel captures and illuminates past and contemporary relationships.
Colin should have the house to himself this Christmas. His flatmates are away and so is his girlfriend, who has gone on holiday without admitting the chill in their relationship.
So who is the distraught woman in his loungh, along with a pushchair and screaming baby?
Like it or not, Colin must play host to these intriguing, uninvited guests, whose'revelations begin to work loose his own tightly guarded secrets.
Moving, acutely observed and pyschologically deep, Emma Neale's latest novel captures and illuminates past and contemporary New Zealand relationships.