The protagonist of this novel is a 15-year-old North London schoolboy called Gabriel.
He is forced to come to terms with a new life, and use his gift for painting in order to make sense of his world, once the equilibrium of the family has been shattered by his father's departure.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 18/03/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571209293