“In a country apparently divided against itself, a writer such as Smith is more valuable than a whole parliament of politicians” Financial Times “Undoubtedly Smith at her best. Puckish, yet elegant; angry, but comforting” The Times “A beautiful, poignant symphony of memories, dreams and transient realities… The first post-Brexit novel’ Guardian
A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be Both.
Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer.Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness.
Paperback; 272 pages; 196g;