Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 274 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 18 mm
"A blazingly beautiful memoir... A glimmer of hope in the dark." -- Rachel Joyce * Observer, Books of the Year *
"A beacon of hope in a dark world" -- Cathy Rentzenbrink * The Pool *
"An astonishing feat... I defy anyone not to shed tears at least once when reading this book." * Sunday Times *
"A book of exceptional grace...the most extraordinary account of an emotional journey" * Observer *
"An extraordinary read, honest, intimate and lightly poetic. It is a testament of love, loss and grief and also the often untold story of those who are left behind and must find a way to go on" * Irish Independent *
"A book for our times" -- Mark Lawson * Guardian, Books of the Year *
"Defiant and powerful...Leiris shows us, poignantly and movingly, how the absence of Helene opens up for him and his son." * The Times *
"Incredible, informative, very powerful... Beautifully written... I felt so touched by it and changed by it, so I thank you for writing it. I hope it finds a huge audience. I can't recommend it highly enough... A beautiful piece of work" -- Jonathan Ross * Radio 2 Arts Show *
"One of the most enduring and memorable messages after the deadly attack on Paris's Bataclan theater was written by journalist Antoine Leiris. This bracing, courageous, and utterly beautiful book shows us that he had much more to say" * Elle.com *
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