These stories create a world of oddity superimposed on an ordinary world. They include six controllers running the whole of London life in all its minutiae; a nightmare tour of Soho where everyone professes to be a writer, and the discovery in 1000 years' time of our strange motorway culture.
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‘A chilling moral diagnosis of all that is wrong with our society’ -- Financial Times
‘A perversely colourful, delightful triumph’ -- Time Out
‘The stories are at times funny, at times bizarre, at times caustic, but always readable’ -- Daily Telegraph
‘have a satiric focus and punch absent from the rest of the contemporary scene’ -- Nicholas Lezard, Guardian
A gleefully subversive collection of short stories from one of our most imaginatively brilliant writers
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140247114