The first volume of a shape-shifting seasonal quartet from Ali Smith about our time, past time, ageing, love and stories themselves.

Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about autumn in 2016? 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. And the seasons roll round, as ever. 

The Man Booker Prize 2017
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Hamish Hamilton
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Ali Smith

Ali Smith

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Ali Smith was born in Inverness, Scotland. She is the author of several critically acclaimed and award-winning novels and short stories.
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How to Be Both
The Accidental
Hotel World