The Patrick Melrose Novels Series

Edward St Aubyn

The bestselling Patrick Melrose Novels by Man Booker Prize shortlisted Edward St Aubyn, are acclaimed for their searing wit and their deep humanity. In this magnificent cycle we see Patrick Melrose battle to survive the savageries of his childhood and lead a self-determined life while overcoming heroin addiction, alcoholism and marital infidelity. Themes of self-destruction and self-repair, are mingled with poetic drama and razor-sharp satire in this spectacularly moving and entertaining series. Featuring the novels Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother's Milk, and At Last, the Patrick Melrose novels are widely regarded as one of the major achievements in English fiction, with New York Times describing them as 'some of the most perceptive, elegantly written and hilarious novels of our era'.