A former teenage surf rat who hitch-hiked across the Sahara, finished a PhD on 'Finnegans Wake', later served his country as an intelligence officer, and competed as a Veterans' World Championship fencer. Now he writes unusual novels.
Jahangir is a kid who knows how to make nitroglycerine. Lorelei's mother is a high-class hostess. A true grime tale set around Lyme Road School, where everyone except their friend Frank is totally weird.