Following the success of "Grey Love" and "The Romance; an episode in the life of a young writer", Tlon Books Publishing Ltd brings you a first novel by David Whiteman. Told with an original and bold writing style this title has been selected by Foyles, as 'Book of the Week,' in their stores nationwide.Mid-twenties, Londoner, Alex comes back from travelling and finds himself out of place and alienated. All his friends have moved on. He has no real motivation for life and he is looking for something to fill a void.He gets a phone call out of the blue from a Canadian he met on his travels. She invites him for a drink and introduces him to a strange gentleman, from Prague, called Dominik. They connect and Dominik sees in Alex, an apprentice as a smuggler.They move to Prague where Alex takes up his role. It is a beautiful city, but Alex feels trapped under Dominik's wing. He meets a girl and secretly goes away with her.Alex discovers a new world both in Dominik's past and in Prague, the backdrop to the events in this intriguing tale.
David Whiteman was born in the Cotswolds in 1976. He lived and worked in Prague before moving to London in 2001. This is his first novel.