On a sunny spring day at the beginning of the 1970s psychiatrist Dr
Zack Busner and his fellow residents at the Concept House
therapeutic community in north London drop acid.
Will Self is the author of many novels and books of non-fiction, including Great Apes, The Book of Dave, How the Dead Live, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year 2002, The Butt, winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2008, and Umbrella, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2012. He lives in South London.
An exciting, mesmerizing, wonderfully disturbing book. Go with it
and it will suck you under * Daily Telegraph *
Breathtaking and dazzling. An exhilarating tour-de-force ... immersing the reader in a trippy Odyssey * Daily Mail *
Intellectually dazzling and emotionally frazzling. Self is the most daring and delightful novelist of his generation * Guardian *
Will challenge and disturb, exasperate and entertain * Independent *
Highly enjoyable, vividly, even profoundly imagined. Self is creating something rather grand * Sunday Times *