JONATHAN RENDALL is the author of This Bloody Mary and Twelve Grand. He has been a journalist and columnist for newspapers including the Observer, The Times, the Independent on Sunday, and the Sunday Times, as well as a writer, presenter and producer for various television programmes, one based on his book Twelve Grand.
What a wonderful, artful book! -- Tom Stoppard
It's brilliant, and it's touching and by the time you've reached the end, you know exactly what the title means. -- Tom Wolfe
A clever book, with a vulnerable heart inside its tough outer shell . . . absolutely cracking. * * Independent * *