Themes of destruction, loss, and desire are explored in this intricately crafted novel. On a cliff overlooking a scenic lake and city skyline rises an elegant glass confection that is home to the best restaurant in town - 'The point'. Here, in lamp-lit art deco splendor, the city's elite come to dine on the delicious concoctions of its celebrated chef. Nearby, in a ferry shelter that no ferry has ever visited, Clovis, an elderly homeless man befriends Gwenyth, a young heroin addict. Clovis and Gwenyth are not part of life inside the posh restaurant - until a man is brutally murdered and the paths of the 'haves' and the 'have-nots' cross. This entrancing book goes much deeper than surface perceptions, revealing the complexities of human relationships.