About this book
Moving fluidly between stories of childhood and adulthood, from life to death and in aftermath, Helen Humphreys describes the devastating loss of her bother, Martin, and how she has since come to terms with her grief. Like Joan Didion's "The Year Of Magical Thinking", Humphrey's novel is exquisitely crafted and will stay with readers long after they turn the last page.
The author's brother, Martin, was her closest ally and friend. He suddenly became ill and died in just a few months. Written in the year that followed, the author begins to restructure her life. Moving between stories of childhood and adulthood, from life to death and its aftermath, she describes her loss, and how she has come to terms with grief.