Set in a post-Brexit future, Perfidious Albion is a satirical portrait of England where fear and loathing are on the rise. Malign forces are at work in the once-peaceful town of Edmundsbury, with far-right group England Always fomenting hatred. At the heart of the novel are a couple, Jess Ellis and Robert Townsend, who have their ideals tested to breaking point.
Melissa Harrison is the author of the novels Clay and At Hawthorn Time, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize, and one work of non-fiction, Rain. She is a nature writer, critic and columnist.
Sam Byers' writing has appeared in Granta, the New York Times, The Spectator and the Times Literary Supplement. His debut novel, Idiopathy won a Betty Trask Award; it was shortlisted for many more.
For ages 16+.
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