Jess and Gregor live in a cold basement apartment. Gregor is a comedian who stacks chairs for a living. Jess is an actor who works in a restaurant. The sudden death of their close friend Peter forces them to think about their lives. They stay up all night talking, loving, arguing. Gregor lives for the moment, the next smile. Jess wants to make plans. This is their night of truth. Who are they? What do they want? What do they mean to each other? Will Peter’s death mark the end of Jess and Gregor’s life together? A perfect book choice for new readers.
About the Author
Alan Cumyn began writing short stories and poetry in high school. Today, he is the award-winning author of twelve novels. His human rights novels, Man of Bone and Burridge Unbound, both won the Ottawa book award. Alan lives in Ottawa and teaches writing with the Vermont College of Fine Arts.