This acutely funny, intelligent and unsettling novel charts the trajectory of a woman's life and a couple's relationship during the last decade of the 20th century. Against a backdrop of the seismic nineties, and framed by the Lockerbie air disaster and the attack on the twin towers, it's the story of Genevieve O'Dowd, a strangely unaware psychiatric nurse, a wife, mother, daughter, who's trying to keep a whole lot of stuff airborne while things fall apart, inside and out. Her husband Mark is a filmmaker, usually absent, on ...

Descent 2004, Chatto & Windus

ISBN-13: 9780701176853

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Descent 2004, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701177461

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