Wanda, Laurie, Coral and Val all live on a council estate in Thatcher’s Britain.
Their interwoven stories portray an image of life on the margins and the struggle to survive.
‘Achieves the difficult feat of getting inside the heads of people so overlooked by society that their sense of their own identities is dwindling’
Times Literary Supplement
‘One of the few English novels to tackle issues such as money, class and power head-on.’
D J Taylor
Winner of the Arthur Welton First Novel Award