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Summary

Nominated for the Orwell Prize.

The unmissable finale to Ali Smith's dazzling literary tour de force: the Seasonal quartet concludes in 2020 with Summer.

In the present, Sacha knows the world's in trouble. Her brother, Robert, just is trouble. Their mother and father are having trouble. Meanwhile the world's in meltdown - and the real meltdown hasn't even started yet. In the past, a lovely summer. A different brother and sister know they're living on borrowed time.

This is a story about people on the brink of change. They're family, but they think they're strangers. So: where does family begin? And what do people who think they've got nothing in common have in common?

©2020 Ali Smith (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

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The Ali Smith quartet are essential reading for our extraordinary times. Summer is a fitting finale and beautifully read by Juliette Burton. Can’t recommend enough!

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Time, Einstein and Mobius

A great ending to the Four Seasons but the seasons do not end, I must go back soon

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A great 4 book series

Loved the pace and direction and sentiment of all of the books. They all came together