Anne Kennedy's first novel was an experimental work titled 100 Traditional Smiles (1988). She then went on to write Musica Ficta (1993) and A Boy and His Uncle (1998). Her most recent work was to write the screenplay for The Monkey's Mask, a highly successful film based on Dorothy Porter's verse novel. Anne is also a well known and award winning poet. She lives between Auckland and Honolulu.
Published: June 2013
Narrated by one of the funniest, wisest literary observers of all time this is a brilliant, charming and heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast.