"Newlyn doesn't flinch as she explores the relationship between bipolar disorder and exactly the kind of mindset that has made her a poet and a writer."
—Stewart Lee
Set in the worlds of film and high-profile publishing, this is a wry and pacey début novel about fame, ambition, and deception in the age of the "Unique Selling Point"
"Journalist and television producer Will Wyatt’s account of growing up in Oxford in the 1940s and 1950s is a delightful, absorbing read. . . . He writes with fondness and humour, recalling the simple pleasures of England in the period."—The Lady, 'Book of the Week'