The Trick Is to Keep Breathing


From the author of ‘Foreign Parts’, ‘Where You Find It’ and ‘Blood’ comes the story of Joy, a heroine struggling for order and meaning in her life.

ISBN: 9781784870133 Author: Tester, Galloway Publisher: Vintage Classics Publication Date: 6th August 2015 Imprint: Vintage Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 236 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

From the corner of a darkened room Joy Stone watches herself. As memories of the deaths of her lover and mother surface unbidden, life for Joy narrows – to negotiating each day, each encounter, each second; to finding the trick to keep living. Told with shattering clarity and wry wit, this is a Scottish classic fit for our time.

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