*Shortlisted for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award*
Adam's life has been ruined by war . . . A veteran of the Iraq conflict who has suffered such extensive bodily trauma that he can only really survive by means of a mechanical skeleton.
Marianna's has been ruined by men . . . A woman who has had to flee the country after her husband lied to the wrong people.
John Philip's by too much money . . . A man who inherits the lost erotic drawings of J. M. W. Turner in the evening of his own life.
Rodney Hall presents the interwoven story of three people experiencing a period of life they never thought possible and, perhaps, should never have been granted at all . . . Each sets out along a separate path, seeking a stolen season in which they can live on their own terms.
"Reminiscent of both Joyce and Garcia Marquez." Washington Post
"Magnificent. So good that you wish you had written it yourself." Salman Rushdie
"A wondrous blend of the fabulous and the surreal." The Australian
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