The Quality of Light
"..Collins deftly pieces together the anatomy of a relationship, imagining what could have been, and offering a hint of hope for what might still come to pass" -- The Guardian
"...this is another powerful, intriguing novel by Richard Collins. his poignant final scene is truly impressive and will reverberate in the mind for a long time to come." -- New Welsh Review
Bristol Book of the Week -- Bristol Evening Post
The city is one part tarmac and stone, one part memory and imagination. It is a coming together of past, present and future. It is perhaps, a meeting place and a turning point for three people whose lives have touched before.
Isabel is here to start a new job and a new life. Michael has always been here, but now, struggling with illness, everything looks different. And Daniel has come to think about a relationship and to look after a cat. He is quite certain that he did not come to this place to revisit the past...
The Quality of Light is a lyrical novel of love, time and geography from Whitbread-shortlisted author Richard Collins.