By Jim Crace
Severely acclaimed writer Jim Crace returns with a masterful and soft new novel that explores the improvisational energy of jazz and the complexities of affection and violence.
Leonard Lessing is a British jazz musician whose lifestyles has turn into mostly predictable and stagnant. whereas staring at the scoop one evening he acknowledges a guy who's keeping 4 hostages. the guy is Maxie, a former acquaintance who he met eighteen years formerly in Austin, Texas. while he meets up with Maxie's daughter Lucy, Lennie needs to come to a decision no matter if to sit down silently, as he has such a lot of instances, or locate the braveness to visit the crime scene and in all likelihood keep lives. A relocating and insightful novel, All That Follows proves once more that Jim Crace is one in every of our such a lot gifted and dynamic storytellers.
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