By Jeffrey Round

First released in England to foreign acclaim in 1997, Jeffrey Round’s vintage novel, A Cage of Bones, now seems to be in a brand new edition.

“Warden went to the hallway and stood prior to the reflect. He became his face this manner and that, reading his good points as if they belonged to an individual else... He may well see not anything that may make a person wish him to go back and forth the entire approach to Italy. Or anyplace else for that matter.”

At the start of the ’90s, an ingenuous younger Torontonian named Warden Fields is persuaded to paintings as a version in Europe’s style capitals. Italy revels within the opulent splendour of designers like Versace and Ferré, whereas England remains to be reeling from the anarchic punk revolution of a decade before.

In Italy, Warden is brought to a global of sensuality and fervour, whereas his dating with an underground British rock famous person attracts him into unlawful political intrigue. delicate and refined, this finely crafted novel weaves jointly tragic and comedian subject matters in a relocating tale as its protagonist is going from popular culture icon, via pariah to liberated spirit.

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