The Giddy Career of Mr Gadd (deceased)

Winifred Rigby is proud of having no memory —an achievement she attributes to years of Buddhist meditation (and a profound epiphany on a mountain in Taiwan). Determined to get the old Winnie back, her staunchly Catholic mother and sister lure her back to the UK.

Then an elderly man appears, insisting that she alone can settle the spirit of his long dead father – Mr Gadd. Winnie has no time for superstition, but reluctantly embarks on a quest to discover how Chinese ancestor worship could help settle Gadd’s restless spirit. But the search involves a chaotic journey of self-discovery.

Can Winnie unravel the mystery before she herself unravels… read more