'Entirely captivating' -- Time Out
'No matter how far Hoban's imagination goes, his books are always convincing, beautifully written and charged with narrative momentum' -- The Observer
'Russell Hoban is our Ur-novelist, a maverick voice that is like no other' -- Sunday Telegraph
'Russell Hoban is unclassifiable ... he is an original; imaginative and inventive' -- Sunday Times
'Short, smart and fizzy, the novel seeks out the roots of creativity with none of the solemnity that phrase implies' -- New Statesman
About the Author
Russell Hoban is the author of many extraordinary novels including TURTLE DIARY, THE LION OF BOAZ-JACHIN AND JACHIN-BOAZ, KLEINZEIT, PILGERMANN, ANGELICA'S GROTTO and AMARYLLIS NIGHT AND DAY, all available from Bloomsbury. He has also written some classic books for children including THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD and THE FRANCES books. He lives in London.