Paperback edition of Smith's latest novel, set in London. Full of characters and inventiveness, it shows the city in all its 21st century glory. Follows the lives of 4 characters after they've left their childhood council estate, grown up and moved on to very different lives. The hardback sold more than 27,000 copies and debuted at number 5 in the "Sunday Times" bestsellers list. 'Intensely funny, richly varied, always unexpected. A joyous, optimistic, angry masterpiece.' Philip Hensher, "Daily Telegraph"