By Jim Crace
Significantly acclaimed writer Jim Crace returns with a masterful and gentle new novel that explores the improvisational strength of jazz and the complexities of affection and violence.
Leonard Lessing is a British jazz musician whose existence has develop into principally predictable and stagnant. whereas staring at the scoop one evening he acknowledges a guy who's protecting 4 hostages. the fellow is Maxie, a former acquaintance who he met eighteen years formerly in Austin, Texas. while he meets up with Maxie's daughter Lucy, Lennie needs to come to a decision no matter if to take a seat silently, as he has such a lot of instances, or locate the braveness to visit the crime scene and in all likelihood retailer lives. A relocating and insightful novel, All That Follows proves once more that Jim Crace is one among our such a lot proficient and dynamic storytellers.
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Nothing,” agreed Hugh with a short bark of laughter, “and Ranulf will know that as well as we do. Nothing but his forbearance, but that will be worth welcoming, in the circumstances. Oh, they’ll understand each other well enough, and no trust on either side, but either one of them will see that the other will keep to his part for the present, out of self-interest. An agreement to put off contention to a more convenient time is better at this moment than no agreement at all, and the need to look over a shoulder everyhour or so.
There’s more than one unchancy ally getting too big for his boots,” said Hugh. “I fancy Stephen has it in mind to deal with one at a time, and there’s one at least is a bigger threat than Ranulf of Chester. ” “You sound certain of what’s in the king’s mind,” said Cadfael mildly. “As good as certain, yes. I saw how the man bore himself at court, last Christmas. A stranger might have doubted which among us was the king. Easygoing Stephen may be, meek he is not. And there were rumors that the earl of Essex was bargaining again with the empress while she was in Oxford, but changed his mind when the siege went against her.
There her relics had rested while proper preparation was made to receive them, and on the great day, Cadfael remembered, the threatened rain had fallen all around, yet never a drop had spattered her reliquary or its attendants, or doused the candles that accompanied her erect as lances, undisturbed by the wind. Small miracles followed wherever Winifred passed, as flowers sprang in the footsteps of Welsh Olwen in the legend. Great miracles came more rarely, but Winifred could manifest her power where it was deserved.
All That Follows by Jim Crace