About this book
An evocative novel about an English family in Brighton during the shadow of WWII. From the author of "The Wave Theory Of Angels". 'MacLeod's fictions are modern indeed... tender; pierced; translucent...' "Guardian"
On Park Crescent, Geoffrey and Evelyn Beaumont and their eight-year-old son, Philip, anxiously await news of the expected enemy landing on the beaches of Brighton. Geoffrey becomes Superintendent of the enemy alien camp at the far reaches of town, while Philip is gripped by the rumour that Hitler will make Brighton's Royal Pavilion his English HQ.