"Unsentimental and unsparing, Last Tour does for PTSD what Slaughterhouse 5 did for survivor guilt." " Robert Morace. Since returning from active service in Afghanistan, reservist Archie Forbes has been watching his life collapse. Suffering from severe PTSD, he sees his family being torn apart, his high-flying career hitting the rocks. Now he"s on the streets, struggling to cope in Austerity Britain. He"s dislocated, unravelling, and in desperate need of the basic necessities: food, shelter, human kindness. Nevertheless, he works hard to try to rebuild his life, until his therapist goes missing and it seems he"s the prime suspect. The Last Tour of Archie Forbes offers an utterly convincing " often frightening, sometimes bleakly funny " take on contemporary life. A dazzling portrayal of a deeply troubled family, this novel takes us to the very margins of society, a place where compassion can be in short supply.