SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER'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' GuardianA 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