Riddled With Senses
Best debut novel of the century so far (2017), this tale of British youngsters exploring love and plenty of other sensations features brilliant language and superb characterizations.
A trippy novel about drug and freedom-fuelled teenagers in the Britain of 1999 that makes Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas read like Mother Theresa’s autobiography.
Petra Jacob likes to explore. Consequently, she’s lived in a condemned bedsit in Cambridge, a gated community in Mexico City, a rain forest in Central America and a derelict haunted house in Chile. Currently she lives in south east London and works as a gardener, but likes to escape to the jungle whenever possible. She is fond of monkeys, slime mold and cake.