Deep Down : the ‘intimate, emotional and witty’ 2023 debut you don’t want to miss


Author: West-Knights, Imogen Published 02/03/2023 | Hardback
143 x 223 x 31 | 440g

ISBN: 9780349727097 Category:

A 2023 best book to look forward to in Vogue, Bustle, GQ and the New Statesman’A superbly observed exploration of intimacy and its failings’ Megan Nolan’West-Knights is a masterful, hilarious and humane story-teller’ Olivia Sudjic’A sharp and clear-eyed portrait of familial love and the ways it makes us mad’ Monica HeiseyBillie and Tom have just lost their father. It should be a time to comfort each other, but there’s always been a distance to their relationship. Determined to change this, Billie boards a flight to her brother in Paris.

Dazed by grief, the siblings spend days wandering the streets, both helping and hurting each other in the process. When their explorations lead them to the infamous Paris catacombs, they will finally be forced to face the secrets lurking in their past that illuminate the questions in their present.

Funny, moving and unexpected, DEEP DOWN is an empathetic and hard-hitting look at both the struggles and the joys of sibling relationships, and the realities of grieving the loss of someone who was already an absence.

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