Jay is leaving his partner and two sons. As the night before his departure unfolds he remembers the ups and downs of their relationship, and reflects on the agonies and joys of being connected to another person. Kureishi wrote The Black Album.
‘It is the saddest night, for I am leaving and not coming back.’
Jay is leaving his partner and their two sons. As the long night before his departure unfolds he remembers the ups and downs of his relationship with Susan. In an unforgettable, and often pitiless, reflection of their time together he analyses the agonies and the joys of trying to make a life with another person.