I remember wanting a copy of this book when it came out in 2015 and, being impoverished, I made a hopeful instruction to my future self. To Buy, it said. I Need This.
I am no less impoverished now, but upon discovering the note, I made an executive decision. After all. I need this.
Fleming has a distinct talent not only at capturing character, but in unearthing and giving face to the feelings that occur at different and difficult stages of love and heartbreak, through attention to the finest or commonest of details.