Synopses & Reviews
A curious, tender book, provocatively and intelligently imagined.
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Binx Bolling is s small-time stockbroker who lives quietly in suburban New Orleans, pursuing an interest in the movies, affairs with his secretaries, and living out his days. But soon he finds himself on a search for something more important, something that will measure and mark and hold his life forever against the passage of time. And one fateful Mardi Gras week, he finds it in a way, and with a woman, he would never have expected....
A brilliant novel...Percy touches the rim of so many human mysteries.
From the author of THE THANATOS SYNDROME.
From the Paperback edition.