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Discover the unforgettable finale to Ali Smith’s dazzling literary tour-de-force.

In the present, Sacha knows the world’s in trouble. Her brother Robert just is trouble. Their mother and father are having trouble.

Meanwhile the world’s in meltdown – and the real meltdown hasn’t even started yet. In the past, a lovely summer. A different brother and sister know they’re living on borrowed time.

This is a story about people on the brink of change. They’re family, but they think they’re strangers. So, where does family begin? And what do people who think they’ve got nothing in common have in common? Summer.

‘Smith’s seasonal quartet of novels is a bold and brilliant experiment’ — Independent

‘The novel’s hopeful message about the healing power of friendship ensures the quartet ends on a feel-good note’ — Sunday Times