Perhaps strangely, it's my only novel where I've 'explored' Cornwall and Cornish characters and speech.
I revised it for the Penguin paperback edition. My editor had said there were too many 'bodily fluids'! There are still quite a few.
'Fantasy as Freud envisaged it, powerful enough to counter reality, working like free association and allowing the unconscious to take over.'
--London Review of Books