Meet Marc Schlosser sympathetic physician to Dutch glitterati, devoted husband and father, and the egocentric, manipulative narrator of a story which morphs from blackly funny misdemeanours to much more serious happenings. A horribly gripping tale that kept me up until 2 am.
I love my daughters. More than anything or anyone in this world. I'm only being frank. I wanted a son. I wanted it so deep down inside me that it almost hurt. A son. A boy. I thought about human instinct as I cut the umbilical cord .... Better luck next time it whispered.