The soldiers of Rome departed long ago. Britain is in ruin. And it is not so bad. The wars are no more and the country is in peace now .
Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, thinking about a journey across this devastated land to find their son. The last time Axl and Beatrice so he was many years ago. They almost forgot his face.
This couple cannot predict the end of that journey through the barren land. It will reveal the dark corners and forgotten lairs of their fillings. They will make their journey in company.
Axl and Beatrice will be joined by a Saxon warrior, a knight, and an orphan child. All of them lost in the past days.
There are a lot of warriors, but it is not a story of wars. The Buried Giant is about memory. You will not forget this novel. It is completely astonishing. It remains in the mind long after it has been read.