A debut novel of innocence and experience, class and consumerism, offering a portrait of 4 people struggling within the confines of city life.
Melissa Harrison is the author of the novels
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, which was longlisted forthe Wainwright Prize. She is a nature writer, critic and columnist for
Financial Times and the
Guardian, among others. Her new novel
All Among the Barley is due for publication in August this year. @M_Z_Harrison