About this book
The debut novel from the award-winning memoirist and author of "The Boy With The Topknot", which is being developed into a 90 minute TV film. An epic tale of family, love and politics, spanning the 20th century.
A prominent window advert for a discontinued chocolate bar suggests the shop may have closed in 1994. The security shutters are stuck a quarter-open, adding to the general air of dilapidation. A push or kick of the door triggers something which is more grating car alarm than charming shop bell.