About this book
A critical and commercial success, this family memoir from the award-winning author of "Fragrant Harbour" pieces together the author's past and uncovers the secrets of his family. Set against an exotic backdrop of Rhodesia, Ireland, Hong Kong and England, it is the true story of secrets through the ages and around the world. 'A distinguished addition to the field of non-sensationalist, non-miserablist, non-solipsist memoirs' Blake Morrison
Pieces together the author's family's past and uncovers their secrets - from his grandparents' life in colonial Rhodesia to his mother's time as a nun.
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