A chance encounter in a local store leads a writer to undertake to record the life of his neighbour, the enigmatic Raymond Jerningham Jebb; 'Jayjay' to his friends, self-styled impostor and lover.
From the terrace of his Tuscan villa Jayjay offers him a biographer's dream: a no-holds barred account of a life lived in pursuit of the thrill of endless possibility.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Granta Books
- Publication Date: 17/04/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781862074927
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