A home is burning. Its six tenants contain a failed priest, a naturalist, a neurosurgeon and an invalid dreaming of his apprehensive boyhood. Their landlord s courting to them is either intimate and shadowy. from time to time he stocks their preoccupations and thoughts. he'll proportion their destiny.
In "Fire," the passions and obsessions in a loss of life condominium loom and shift, from the hallucinating drug addict within the basement to the owner education his telescope at the evening skies. The tenants tales diversity via an African refugee camp, Greek Orthodox monasteries and the cremation grounds of India, and haunting the sides of those lives are thoughts. Will those stories be fed on for ever via the flames? Or can stories continue to exist in a few shape?
"Fire" is Colin Thubron s fictive masterpiece: a unique of beautiful good looks and lingering mystery."
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