Book cover for Patrick Melrose Volume 1

Patrick Melrose Volume 1



03 May 2018
464 pages
Imprint: Picador


The Melrose sequence is now clearly one of the major achievements of contemporary British fiction. Stingingly well-written and exhilaratingly funny
Perhaps the most brilliant English novelist of his generation
St Aubyn puts an entire family under a microscope, laying bare all its painful, unavoidable complexities. At once epic and intimate, appalling and comic, the novels are masterpieces, each and every one
St Aubyn’s prose has an easy charm that masks a ferocious, searching intellect. One of the finest writers of his generation