Dymion Gately discovers a troublesome sensation, contentment. It’s time to scheme and fight for happiness and success, but the Gately heir finds a new satisfaction in nonresistance. How can the day be won when you refuse to get out of bed?
The Seat of Gately employs Victorian flare and modernist depth to create an alternate supernatural world. A society of werewolves pursue both conventional and illicit desires in a philosophical exploration of sex and identity. Issues of marriage, ambition, and sexuality challenge norms and leave complex characters with glorious opportunities and tragic obstacles.