About this book
Extraordinary and exciting novel about sex, love, betrayal, war and mountaineering from the Booker Prize long-listed author. "Rich with a desire to see through to the core of things" "Observer"
Rob and Jamie are great friends from childhood. They have grown up together and become top climbers, but have since become estranged. Rob is nevertheless grief-stricken when he hears of Jamie's death after a fall on a relatively easy Welsh rockface. The past, though, hides the secret clues behind the tragedy.