Ten Days delves into the complicated love between a father and daughter and the bonds of marriage over older family ties.
When Wolf’s recently estranged wife Miriam dies from cancer, his entire world is turned upside down. Wolf and his daughter, Ruth, travel to New York from London to scatter Miriam’s ashes in the Hudson River. During the ten High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur they meet Miriam’s conservative Jewish family, who are adamantly against Miriam’s choice of burial. Ten Days delves deep into the complicated love between a father and daughter and the bonds of marriage over older family ties
‘Austin Duffy’s uniquely dry, laconic style adds a subversive and compelling charge to this moving and intense story of the relationship between a father and daughter. A terrific novel.’ William Boyd