A Novel

eBook - 2015
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South London, May 2010: foxes are behaving strangely, Burmese immigrants are going missing, and everyone is trying to get hold of a new party drug called Glow. A young man suffering from a rare sleep disorder will uncover the connections between all these anomalies in this taut, riveting new novel by a young writer hailed by The Guardian as "playful, arresting, unnerving, opulent, rude and--above all--deliciously, startlingly, exuberantly fresh." Twenty-two-year-old Raf spends his days walking Rose, a bull terrier who guards the transmitters for a pirate radio station, and his nights at raves in warehouses and launderettes. When his friend Theo vanishes without a trace, Raf's efforts to find him will lead straight into the heart of a global corporate conspiracy. Meanwhile, he's falling in love with a beautiful young woman he met at one of those raves, but he'll soon discover that there is far more to Cherish than meets the eye. Combining the pace,...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9780385352611

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Apr 23, 2015

Even at its ugliest and most sleep-deprived, the London in Ned Beauman's Glow is a place I want to visit. Even if we only see a sliver of it, his writing makes me believe that it sprawls in all directions. His use of language makes me want to write, which is the highest compliment I can give.


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