David Annand

Track Records



Jonathan Cape 272pp £16.99 order from our bookshop

Like his first novel, the prize-winning London and the South-East, David Szalay’s third book has the quality of a ‘cut and shut’, one of those dodgy motors that turns out to be two half-cars welded together. The thing about cut and shuts is that while they start fine and initially run smoothly, it doesn’t take long for the wheels to come off. 

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