Author(s): Ali Smith


The unmissable conclusion to Ali Smith's dazzling, Man Booker-shortlisted, Seasonal Quartet.

In the present, Sacha knows the world’s in trouble. Her brother Robert just is trouble. Their mother and father are having trouble. Meanwhile, the world’s in meltdown­—and the real meltdown hasn’t even started yet. In the past, a lovely summer. A different brother and sister know they’re living on borrowed time.

This is a story about people on the brink of change. They’re family, but they think they’re strangers. So: Where does family begin? And what do people who think they’ve got nothing in common have in common?




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Longlist - Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

"A prose poem in praise of memory, forgiveness, getting the joke and seizing the moment.” — Dwight Garner, The New York Times

General Fields

  • : 9780241207079
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Hamish Hamilton
  • : 0.524
  • : February 2019
  • : 23.40 cmmm X 15.30 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Ali Smith