Two lonely people, a chance meeting at an adult education class, an almost instant attraction. But why do they keep misunderstanding each other, missing each other? What is it that conspires to keep Jessie and Patrick apart? An urban romance with a difference; a tale of mortals acted by immortals.
'An extraordinary new British author'- Bookseller
'Thompson's marriage of modern and ancient, real and imaginary is impressive ... Kate Thompson has created something very special' - Times Literary Supplement
'An original and funny take on the eternal conundrum of why relationships go wrong'- Sunday Times