From the corner of a darkened room Joy Stone watches herself. As memories of the deaths of her lover and mother surface unbidden, life for Joy narrows a to negotiating each day, each encounter, each second; to finding the trick to keep living. Told with shattering clarity and wry wit, this is a Scottish classic fit for our time.Streetlight gets in and makes the furniture glow at the edges, like bits of sunk ship rising out of the wash of green. You notice it more with the TV off. The carpet is ancient with a sort of Persian design. ... I get stiff sitting for ages: my knuckles rust.
|Title||:||The Trick Is To Keep Breathing|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2010-07-20|