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Out now. 


"A wonderful entertainment.  A thoroughly readable and appealingly eccentric book."   (The Times)

"A true original. Impossible to put down. One of the most original books you’ll read this year."  (The Western Mail) 

 "This rollicking novel is a triumph of brilliantly sustained linguistic invention, a riot.'  (Books at Hay))

 "A boldly unique, beautiful story, beautifully told...with a brilliantly teased out sense of dread." (Culturefly)

 "A wild-eyed road trip of colourful characters, crazy anecdotes, sparky dialogue. Enchanting and funny. " (Jane Graham.  Best upcoming reads of 2018. The Big Issue)

 'An exuberant, coming-of-age romp. A bittersweet comedy of larger-than-life fun’' (Daily Mail)

 "A novel with humour, tragedy and suspense. I can not praise it highly enough."  (The Yorkshire Gazette&Herald) 

 "The bastard lovechild of Brideshead Revisited and The Dukes of Hazard."  (Peter Florence. Director of Hay Festival) 

 'F****** Hilarious!' (Jim Vallely, writer and creator of Arrested Development)

 'A fast-paced, neo-gothic thriller with echoes of Kerouac and Fitzgerald. Unpacks the American Dream in a new and refreshing way.'  (The Sunday Times S.Africa) 

 "Such a compelling, unusual, character-rich novel, a great pleasure to read."  (Gerard Woodward. Booker shortlisted novelist). 

 "A mixture of thriller and great family saga, told in a rich literary style. Like having all the cakes and eating them. Epic." (Joy Kluver. Literary Blogger).

 “Beautiful, ingenious and rather sinister. A skilfully plotted tale about butterflies, a deeply dysfunctional family, and a maverick salesman"  (Notreallyworking. Culture Blogger)

 "A composite of Dean Moriarty, Jack Nicolson and Billy Graham, Joe Bosco is destined to become one of the great characters in literature."  (Reader review on Amazon)

Keira Knightley as Rachael Morgan in The Aftermath

Keira Knightley as Rachael Morgan in The Aftermath

The Aftermath:march 2019