“The Boy's eyes suddenly focused, like he'd just seen McCoy for the first time. He spun his arm round towards him and lined up a shot, pistol aimed square at his head. McCoy froze as the boy adjusted his aim and squeezed the trigger.”
Heather, the Totality: the debut novel from Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men. Out 7 November, but you can pre-order it now. And we’d encourage you to. So would Philip Pullman (“Superb… this novel is something special”), Maggie O’Farrell (“Chilling and poised, I loved it”), James Ellroy (“A scorcher… Read this in one gasping breath”) and Michael Chabon (“A tour de force of control, tone and razor-slash insight… I could not put it down”).
“Dogs like to talk. We are talking all the time, non-stop. To each other, to humans, to ourselves. Talk, talk, talk . . . During every sniff, every bark, every crotch nuzzle, every spray of a lamppost, we are speaking our minds. So if you want the truth, ask the dog”