256 pp., paperback, Cape Town, (2011) 2019
A novel set in Kalk Bay, Cape Town, Margot, a late-night talk radio host, lives with her teenage daughter, Pia, and her mother, Zoe, now increasingly senile, while the three men in their lives drift in and out of the house.
Poet and novelist Finuala Dowling's first poetry collection, I Flying, won the Ingrid Jonker Prize. Her second collection, Doo-Wop Girls of the Universe, was joint winner of the Sanlam Prize for Poetry, and her third, Notes from the Dementia Ward, won the Olive Schreiner Prize. She also the author of the novels, What Poets Need and The Fetch. She lives in Cape Town.