"An inventive debut" (Herald
"Scudamore has produced a clever, witty and believable debut. A fantastic read
" (Caroline Gibb Scotsman
"A polished debut... Turns the tables on both characters and readers as imagination segues into dangerous reality" (Guardian
"Scudamore has fun blurring the edges of truth and fiction, creating fantastic and colourful stories within stories" (Laurence Phelan Independent on Sunday
"Bewitching...Highly recommended. Scudamore has talent to burn" (Matt Thorne Sunday Telegraph
Rich in South American colour, this cleverly crafted novel deals with storytelling itself - the motivations for spinning a yarn and the consequences of taking a tale too far.
Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award.