Will Self's stunning, hallucinogenic satire
Will Self is the author of four collections of short stories (the first of which, The Quantity Theory of Insanity, won the 1992 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award), five novels (of which How the Dead Live was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year in 2002), and four non-fiction works. He is a regular broadcaster on television and radio and as a journalist a contributor to a plethora of publications. He lives in London with his wife and four children.
'Exultantly hallucinogenic ... achieves the rare feat of
temporarily altering the reader's perspective' * Guardian *
'Prodigiously original and very funny' * Observer *
'Excellent ... as in the best satires, this journey through the alien world of chimps is at heart a deeply serious (and even moving) call for us to reconsider the shortcomings of the human world' * Alain de Botton, The Times *
'His most daring and ambitious work ... genuinely provocative and entertaining' * Brian McCabe, Scotsman *