Life changes in an instant. On a family summer holiday in Cornwall in 1978, Nicholas and his brother Richard are jumping in The waves. Suddenly, Nicholas is out of his depth. He isn’t, and then he is. He drowns. Richard and his other brothers don’t attend the funeral, and incredibly the family return immediately to the same cottage – to complete the holiday, to carry on. They soon stop speaking of the catastrophe. Their epic act of collective denial writes Nicky out of the family memory...
At seven years old, Bob Dollar was left on his uncle Tarn''s doorstep with nothing more than a promise that his parents would send for him. But as Bob grows..
Eric Clapton, Day by Day presents Clapton''s professional life in music in a day-by-day format, giving details of which bands he joined and left, all..
The job of the skin is to keep things in… On the buttoned-down island of Here, all is well. By which we mean: orderly, neat, contained and, moreover,..
When young British agent John Kirby comes to Russia in 1911 he is there to work and to explore a new and exciting country. He does not expect to fall in love,..
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