“Nostalgic and beautifully grotesque, this novel is delightfully baroque and, although short, so striking it simply will never leave you.”
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
A story of a mysterious young man, Edward Boychuck, who survived brutal forest fires that raged through Northern Ontario communities goads a photographer. She tracks the reputed fire-blinded wanderer to a make-shift camp. Although her quarry eludes her, his story is revealed to her by the two elderly men who seek to live their remaining lives in freedom and solitude and a new visitor emerging from the cocoon of an old life of tyranny and torment.