A coming-of-age story in which 15-year-old Gabriel struggles to develop his artistic side while coping with his parents separation. Can Gabriel's gift stop him falling into the spiral of failure which has swallowed his musician father? A light, enjoyable read with some piqiant insights into the nature of fame, talent, art and the way men and women interact in the real world.
Of course, he wondered if he might fail at what he wanted, as his father ultimately had. A lot of people wanted to be someone, but who had the tenacity, the commitment, the steely determination? For how many people was it a necessity, a matter of life and death?