Surprisingly readable - the frivolity of a youthful modern-times columnist in the culture section of one of the Sundays, combined with a sort of egotistical nastiness and a sad interest in the crappier aspects of the art world somehow results in a page-turner.' - Matthew Collings
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Telegram, London, 2006
Novel - Love - Life - England
Nathaniel Water is a doodling, neurotic, self-obsessed young British artist. his career is on the up, but his love life has taken a nosedive. Bored, he proposes marriage to his beautiful Slovakian girlfriend, Jelena, with whom he fights constantly. But then he meets Harriet, a curator from Berlin...
Can Water find happiness? or is he caught in a downward spiral of nihilism and endless art openings? Delve in to this barking tale of love, family foibles and fame to find out.
Jasper Joffe is a painter and novelist. He studied Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford. He has had solo exhibitions in London, Rome, Milan and Brno; his work is also in the Saatchi collection.