Like her namesake Jack Kerouac, J.K. is always on the road, traveling Europe with her typewriter in a pillowcase. From J.K.’s irreverent, ironic perspective, Levy charts a new, dizzying, end-of-the-century world of shifting boundaries and displaced peoples.
“One of the few contemporary British writers comfortable on a world stage” – New Statesman and Society
“She storms through the back door, refusing to be weighed down with rationalist and aesthetic baggage . . . [This] is a world on the brink of destruction but it’s going down with a barnyard laugh and an explosive extravagance of imagination.” – Blitz
Published by Penguin, 2014