Tonight is a special, terrible night.
A woman sits at her father’s bedside watching the clock tick away the last hours of his life. Her brothers and sisters – all traumatised in their own ways, their bonds fragile – have been there for the past week, but now she is alone.
And that’s always when it comes.
As the clock ticks in the darkness, she can only wait for it to find her..
‘[A] beautiful novel, short, sharp and told with painful honesty, which I would say is the product of a writer at the very top of her game’ – Independent
‘A beautiful story, honestly told’ – Neil Gaiman