Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER
As the days get shorter, the nights darker, and political chaos ever closer, Ali Smith offers solace, wisdom and hope for the future, with this dazzling novel of our times
'In a country apparently divided against itself, a writer such as Smith is more valuable than a whole parliament of politicians' Financial Times
'Undoubtedly Smith at her best. Puckish, yet elegant; angry, but comforting' The Times
'A beautiful, poignant symphony of memories, dreams and transient realities... The first post-Brexit novel' Guardian
A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be both
Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer.
Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever . . .
'Terrific, extraordinary, playful... There is an awful lot to lift the soul' Daily Mail
'Bold and brilliant' Observer
I love Ali Smith's writing, and I've been keeping Autumn for an end-of-book holiday treat Val McDermid, 'The Observer'