SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ENCORE PRIZE 2019LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2019LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2019In Edmundsbury, a small town in eastern England, fear and loathing are on the rise.
Brexit has happened and the ramifications are real. Grass-roots, right-wing political party 'England Always' is fomenting hatred.
The residents of a failing housing estate are being cleared from their homes.
A multinational tech company is making inroads into the infrastructure.
A controversial tweet; a series of ill-judged think pieces; a riot of opinions - suddenly Edmundsbury is no longer the peaceful town it had always imagined itself to be.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 07/03/2019
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571336302