by Kyra, May 25, 2005 4:02 PM
Nine-year-old Damian mourns his mother by stuffing holly under his shirt and sitting in a cardboard hermitage at the bottom of the garden. One night a bag full of soon-to-be-obsolete pound notes flies off a passing train and levels the hermitage. Impossible to describe in three short sentences, this is a hilarious, unputdownable, edge-of-your-pants read ? how about that?