I found the book hard to put down. Even the minor characters are brilliantly drawn like the badly named receptionist ‘Joy’ and the sister-in-law who wore an expensive dress that looked as if it had been made from flags of obscure countries cut up and sewn together by a blind pigeon.
As I said, there is a lot of plot, some of it pretty unlikely, but the book is written with such energy and flair that one is swept along with the flow. Do read it.
Here is a Times interview with KA.
(Book is set mainly in Edinburgh or Yorkshire but am posting irrelevant photo of Mt. Vallon, Mottaret, because I miss skiing.)