by Chris Binchy
Part of The Open Door series, an adult literacy series of novellas by well-known Irish authors.
A-format, paperback | 78pp | ISBN: 978-1-90549-481-1 | Release Date: February 2008
A young boy waits for his father to come home from England at the weekends. During the week he and his mother are alone in the house. His parents don't get on, and he feels angry and alone. He begins to sniff petrol from a can in the garden shed. It changes his world and makes everything bright and beautiful. But in reality, things are getting worse and worse.