From Copenhagen, Toronto, and Halifax, three brothers, identical triplets, are summoned home by the death of their parents in a freak accident. Adrian, Rory, and Cameron return to Cape Breton, the island home they left in their youth. They are together for the first time in many years. As each recounts his separate path, they begin to identify the steps that led each one away from the other two. And at every step, the triplets find themselves in the shadow of their older brother Talbot—the Big B—and the family secret Talbot has hoarded for a generation. Quintet is a kaleidoscope of unforgettable characters, buoyed by humour and limned with intelligence, an often irreverent, sometimes raw, and uncommonly honest journey toward love and truth.