This multi-layered book of prose fiction shows the influence on human lives of the mechanical workings of the world, illuminating many human states, especially love.
"Like a fly against a window-pane, Joseph batters at the limits of what it is possible to say."
Lia Deval, TLS
Jenny Joseph is one of Britain's best-known poets. Her poem 'Warning' was voted Britain;s most popular modern poem in a BBC poll.