A remarkable mixture of fact, fancy, memoir and invention.
Will Self is the author of many novels and books of non-fiction, including How the Dead Live, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year 2002 and The Butt, winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2008. He lives in South London.
'A work full of his trademark hypersensitive invention ... vast
inventiveness ... glittering' * Independent on Sunday *
'Dazzling and discomfiting ... a supremely gifted writer and one of our most brilliant and iconoclastic public intellectuals' * GQ *
'Only a writer with Self's panache can hope to pull it off ... the flashes of brilliance make being inside his various heads an exciting, if occasionally alarming, experience' * Independent *
'A familiar mix of inspired satirical observations and his trademark discursiveness ... Self displays sudden turns of phrase that can have breathtaking emotional resonance' * The Times *