Benjamin Parker's second novel follows three lives as they overlap throughout the 20th century.
Frank Shoeman tries to live beyond his family. Leon Prilki retreats home after surveying for the British army during the Vietnam War. Gus Shoeman is forced to deal with what his father abandoned.
They all meet in Herne Brow.
From 1900s Southampton to 1930s Germany, 1960s Vietnam to 1990s London, all three live in the aftermath of responsibility.