New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011
1st U.S. edDescription:
163 p. ; 20 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780307957122 (Cloth), 0307957128 (Cloth), Language:
"Short-listed for the 2011 Man Booker Prize" -- Cover
"Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of The Random House Greoup Limited, London, in 2011." -- Verso
This intense new novel follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about until his oldest friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave another maddeningly present. Tony Webster thought he'd leftt all of this behind as he built a life for himself, and by now his marriage and family and career have fallen into an amicable divorce and retirement. but he is then presented with a mysterious legacythat obliges him to reconsider various things, and to revise his estimation of his own nature and his place in the world
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