‘I loved, admired and envied this novel, it’s a wonder’ Zadie Smith
‘A scorchingly intelligent first novel’ New York Times.
‘Spellbinding’ New Yorker
In New York, Alice, a young editor, begins an affair with Ezra Blazer, a world-famous, much older writer. At Heathrow airport, Amar, an Iraqi-American economist en route to Kurdistan, is detained by immigration. Somehow their lives are connected, in this unconventional love story that has things to say about all of contemporary life.
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