Heller's new novel is an exploration of memory, grief, and the quest to recreate oneself. It is an engrossing read. Jim, the main character, is a prolific painter, creating sought-after art while wreaking destruction along the way. Haunted by guilt and grief, he struggles to find his equilibrium and a new path forward.
I have friends who I know will love this book, and others who may find the rhythm distracting. If you can get past the odd spacing and sometimes unusual diction, it is a captivating story