`Pears is a master at drawing significance out of the everyday ... a lasting portrait of a family breaking apart' -- Sunday Times
`Pears's portrait of domestic life is uncomfortably vivid, and though much of the narrative wanders along without apparent purpose, it carries a venomous sting in the tail' -- Mail on Sunday
`This is a brilliantly insightful family saga, full of comedy and sadness, and the dilemma of modern fatherhood are particularly well handled.' -- Daily Mail
About the Author
Tim Pears is the author of four novels: In the Place of Fallen Leaves (which won the Hawthornden Prize and the Ruth Hadden Memorial Award), In a Land of Plenty, A Revolution of the Sun and Wake Up. In a Land of Plenty was made into a ten-part BBC TV series. Tim Pears also received the Lannan Award in USA. He lives in Oxford.