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The Executor, Paperback / softback Book

The Executor Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


'Exquisitely metered, intimate and yet profound, glimmeringly intelligent...A worthwhile, interesting and impressive achievement' Edward Docx, GuardianWhat matters most: fidelity or art?

Marriage or friendship? The wishes of the living or the talents of the dead?Literary executor Matt Holmes finds himself considering these questions sooner than he thinks when his friend, the poet Robert Pope, dies unexpectedly.

A trail of clues Rob has left within his archives leads Matt to a series of shocking discoveries that begins to unsettle everything he thought he knew about his friend.

Should Matt conceal what he has found or share it? After all, it's not just Rob's reputation that could be transformed forever...


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