Three brothers are at the funeral. One lies in the coffin. Will, Brian and Luke grow up competing for their mother's unequal love. As men, the competition continues—for status, money, fame, women ... They each betray each other, over and over, until one of them is dead. '[An] incredible achievement ... I love her so much ... Genius' Sebastian Barry 'Liz Nugent has a gift for filling us with a terrible fascination for truly horrible people' Val McDermid But which brother killed him?