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The Neophyte
Ghost story about man searching for inspiration on the Mediterranean, inspired by Doré's painting Le Néophyte.

More or Less an Island

An intoxicating maelstrom engulfs the lives of the 'lost boys'.

Two women from very different corners of the earth are forced to make sense of a tragedy that unites them.

'A tremendous accomplishment in storytelling and with one of the best drawn characters I have read in a long time. A real accomplishment, and a real credit to the deftness of Layke’s skill as a storyteller and observer of human behaviour.' 

— Pip Pickering


'A brilliant, detailed, subtle and harrowing revelation of grief and recovery. It is so impressive to be able to tell this story without reaching for the cliches and the obvious.'

— Stephen Fry


'Brilliant visual story telling and character detail. The relationships are beautifully drawn and very moving, and the imagery is very strong. I’m happy to champion Layke in any way I can!'

— Emilia di Girolamo

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