I read this family drama set in Ireland in one sitting. It starts with lots of questions: has Johnny died? Why did Imogen refuse to speak? Who is Bruno really in love with? The story moves gently, but persistently towards the truth.
They would always be polite ,I knew that.
They would take notes.
They would smile.
Imogen, Imogen, please, we are here to help you, they would say with sincerity in their voices.