Synopses & Reviews
Anne Marie's dad a Glaswegian painter and decorator, has always been up for a laugh. So when he first takes up meditation at the Buddhist Centre, no one believes it will last, and his family waits for his latest crazy phase to pass. But as Jimmy becomes more involved in a search for the spiritual, his beliefs start to come into conflict with the needs of his wife, Liz. Cracks appear in their apparently happy family life. the ensuing events change the lives of each family member as they struggle towards a new and perhaps more lasting peace. With seamless grace and astonishing veracity, "Buddha Da treats serious themes with humor and its characters with humanity. It is a stunning debut novel.