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By Rhidian Brook

Every little thing in Taliesin Jones's small-town lifestyles in Wales has abruptly turn into doubtful. His mom has run off along with her hairdresser. His father has taken to chatting with the partitions, yet a minimum of he is conversing, as his brother has long gone totally mute. in school, Julie Dyer blows complicated smoke jewelry at him and Hoop the psychological says there isn't any God. while Taliesin attempts to discover this out needless to say nobody turns out to have the answer-no one other than Billy Evans, an previous guy with a superb and excellent expertise.

"A attractive meditation on formative years. . . . Brook's voice has been plucked from the babbling tongues of his nation and made new."(The Times, London)

"Very upright, very ethical, very pleasing. . . . you will find your self seduced by way of the quiet strength of the Welshman's prose, the subtlety of his narrative method, with its onion-skin layers of that means, sympathy, and revelation." (Time Out)

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