In Soho Paul Salmon, co-producer of the ghastly Britpack Russian Mafia caper Base Metal, is busy chasing his next project and not taking cocaine.
In Pontypool, Dr Jane Feverfew is busy wooing her ludicrous students and fighting her leek-carrying ex.
In Cardiff, the Welsh cultural mafia are busy planning the disposal of next year's subsidies.
Jane can hardly remember what sex is like. Her only excitement in life is a coy e-flirtation @ ResistYoof.co.uk.
But the net was made for liars, and the coke-fuelled Salmon mistakes Jane for a writer who might save his bacon - and warm up his bed - and Jane dives happily into the white powder desert of actors, agents and W1 clubs.
As the Day of Reckoning arrives for her film and for Soho, Jane comes to her senses too late - or at least too late for salvation to come from any but the most unlikely of quarters-
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/10/2003
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099442080