A new psychological exploration of the Tristan and Iseult legend.
Craig Raine, Areté, UK: 'Nurkse writes brilliantly, truthfully, about being a child growing up, love, sex, the failure of love. . .setting down the most intensely personal states with the coolest impersonality. . . .Nurkse is a world-class writer.'"
"a solid, brilliant reminder... that the anguish of finding apt names for our experiences remains among the chief, if precarious, sources of redemption in [our] age..."