A dazzling and hugely original novel with a massive cult reputation.
Paul Hoffman is a screenwriter. He used to be one of the senior
censors at the British Board of Film Classification and was
responsible for replacing the butter in Last Tango in Paris.
He is the author of The Wisdom of Crocodiles, available in Black Swan paperback.
'The only writer, English or American, with the guts to take on the
modern world in all its terrifying complexity' * The Week *
'This is fiction on a grand and ambitious scale...inspires sensations of terror, nausea, bemusement and exhilaration' * Daily Telegraph *