Graham Norton is one of the UK's best loved broadcasters. He presents The Graham Norton Show on BBC1, has a weekly show on BBC Radio 2, and writes a column for the Telegraph. He is the winner of eight BAFTA awards. Born in Dublin and raised in West Cork, Norton now lives in London. Holding is his first novel.
Poised and perceptive - the Sunday TimesDeeply accomplished, with brilliantly observed, entertaining characters and an atmospheric setting - Good HousekeepingHeartwarming and observant - StylistOne of the more authentic debuts I've read in recent years... A fine novel. - The Irish TimesAn undercurrent of black comedy accompanies the ripples that ensue - but with a pathos that makes this deftly plotted story as moving as it is compelling. - Sunday MirrorIt's strenuously charming...surprisingly tender. - Metrocharming ...thoughtfully done... highly enjoyable. - GuardianFull of emotion and tense moments. You will be gripped from the first page. - Woman's Own