'This would soon be a new day, all too closely resembling the others, the normal days of his present existence, in which nothing happened nor could be expected to happen.'
At 73, Herz is facing an increasingly bewildering world. He cannot see his place in it or even work out what to do with his final years. Questions and misunderstandings haunt Herz like old ghosts. Should he travel, sell his flat, or propose marriage to an old friend he has not seen in 30 years? Herz believes that he must do something, only he doesn't know what this next big thing in life should be ...
Anita Brookner CBE (born 16 July 1928) is a British, Booker award-winning novelist and art historian. Stephen Thorne is a British actor of radio, film, stage and television. He is known for Runaway (1984), Lollipop Dragon: The Great Christmas Race (1985) and Doctor Who (1963). He has recorded over 300 unabridged audiobooks including children's stories, which have earned critical acclaim in both the UK and the US. Awards include a Talkies Award 1996 for Enigma by Robert Harris and several Golden Earphones Awards from AudioFile Magazine. Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.
'Infinitely moving.' -- Literary Review 'Beautifully written, it draws you in and holds you fast.' -- The Daily Mail 'Impressive. Beautifully written with flashes of charm and wisdom.' -- The Sunday Times
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