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Trackman (Paperback) (Catriona Child)
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Set in Edinburgh, Trackman tells the uplifting story of Davie Watts, a young man haunted by the suicide of his little brother and the separation of his parents. The novel charts Davie's life as a chance encounter with a homeless man leads to him taking possession of a magical MP3 player. Davie grows increasingly obsessed with the MP3 player and escapes into his fantasy where he is the Trackman: a superhero-like figure who helps others by playing them songs which carry significance to the listener. However, Davie is continuously shadowed by his past and the memories of his brother. While helping other people, will he find the time to help himself?