Voted one of the 20 best Scottish books of all time in The List magazine. "A biting laugh-out-loud satire" (Louise Welsh) Digitally remastered with author revision, new edit & BONUS creative writing masterclass on creating a sense of place. Trisha, a lonely unsentimental boozer, unexpectedly inherits a home in the Highlands. She leaves her estranged husband, her insolent teenage son and her boring job. Having pictured a rural idyll, she finds rain, sheep, and kamikaze midges. And more rain.