'Surreal and black but with a sarcastic vein of humour that saves the reader from despair, the tale spans three generations of a highly dysfunctional family living in difficult circumstances and with a whole portfolio of secrets and repressions' CITY TO CITIES 'Inventive and deliciously dark' COSMOPOLITAN, July issue 'At 27, Kira Cochrane is the youngest writer up for the Orange Prize for Fiction. ESCAPE ROUTES FOR BEGINNERS is about a girl living on a prison island where her father works' ELLE
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About the Author
Born in Essex in 1977, Kira Cochrane studied American Literature at the Universities of Sussex and California before moving to London to work as a journalist. Now based in Brighton, she writes regularly for The Sunday Times. THE NAKED SEASON is 25-year-old Kira's first novel.