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The Glanvilles are an extraordinary family. Edwin is a retired bishop who has lost his faith. Marta, a child of the Warsaw Ghetto, is a controversial anthropologist. Their son, Clement, is a celebrated gay painter traumatised by the death of his twin. Their daughter, Susannah, is a music publicist recovering from an affair with a convicted murderer. Over three remarkable years, the family goes through a sequence of events that causes it to reassess its deepest values and closest relationships.

'Our best chronicler of the rewards and pitfalls of present day faith.' - Philip Pullman
'A total page-turner.' - Kate Saunders, Literary Review
'A powerful, hearfelt novel.' - Tim Teenan, The Times
'His best to date...You could truly say all human life was here.' - A.N. Wilson, Reader's Digest
'A writer with quite exceptional gifts.' - Paul Burston, Time Out

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