Mat Coward's critically-acclaimed police procedural, set in a near-future London, is the most topical crime novel of the decade.
In a world of fuel shortage, food scarcity, and wars over water, the Commonwealth of Britain is struggling to turn necessity into opportunity, and build a happier, more efficient, and more democratic nation. It's a new society, with new rules - it's just a pity no-one told the criminals ...
"Both dead serious and hilariously funny ... One of the most original and gifted writers in contemporary crime fiction." - Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
"This screamingly funny book is not only a whopper of a sci-fi/mystery, but also a rousing, snickering social statement." - Mystery Scene.
"Thought-provoking, entertaining and stimulating ... hugely readable and enjoyable." - Interzone.