SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
Chosen by the Guardian as one of the Best Books of the 21st Century
SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER
'Undoubtedly Smith at her best. Puckish, yet elegant; angry, but comforting' The Times
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. The seasons roll round, as ever . . .
'Terrific, extraordinary, playful... There is an awful lot to lift the soul' Daily Mail
'Bold and brilliant' Observer