Named after Haydn's work, in which the players leave the stage one by one, this completes the story of a gay man in his adult years, through Stonewall riots, the hedonism of the 70s and the ravages of AIDS in the 80s and 90s.
It follows A Boy's Own Story and The Beautiful Room is Empty.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/05/1998
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099768012