- x, 227 p. ; 20 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references.Keeping -- Wanting -- Surviving -- Remembering -- Breaking -- Leaving -- Returning.Summary: A dancer in a wheelchair. A collector of corks. One woman seduced by a mountain and another by Freddo Frogs. A man who hears his dead wife's voice. A poet whose voice has disappeared. A photographer distilling grief in his lens. A sound designer stealing the sound of a room. These are stories concerned with the gifts and burdens we inherit from those we love and from the world at large; and what we, in turn, leave behind. Families, relationships, memory, secrets, memorialisation, creativity, collecting, ageing and obsession - all weave themselves through these nineteen short gems.