Quasi-SF post-apocalyptic novel of Britain after the rich have abandoned the world to the poor. This humorous fable charts the odyssey of down-and-out Guppy and his companions - the "abandonati" - who are looking for the rich people and their affluent lifestyles. It is a forceful reminder of the need for a greater humanity and sense of social responsibility towards the poor. Garry Kilworth is also author of "Cloudrock", "The Songbirds of Pain" and "Hunter's Moon".
A fable of modern times and a reminder of today's need for social responsibility and humanity, this is the story of a down-and-out named Guppy. It follows his adventures on the road as he seeks a better life and tries to solve the mysterious disappearance of all rich people.