LONGLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2015 One heart, two lives...When a teenager dies in an accident in rural Cambridgeshire, it affords Patrick, a fifty-year-old professor, drinker and womaniser, the chance of a life-saving heart transplant.
But as Patrick recovers, he has the odd feeling that his old life 'won't have him'.
He becomes bewitched by the story of his heart, ever more curious about the boy who donated it, his ancestors, the Fenland he grew up in.
What exactly has Patrick been given?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 14/08/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781444731088