Autumn

Autumn Book Summary

Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer.Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round,...

Title:Autumn
Edition Language:English



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    Autumn Reviews

  • Adina

    I dont know. I dont know what to write about Autumn. I dont even know what Ive read. What was I supposed to get from this book, what was the purpose? Was it a Brexit novel? I dont think so. It does ta...

  • Ilse

    This is EnglandAutumn is to be the first instalment of a seasonal quartet that Ali Smith plans to write - a cycle exploring the subjective experience of time, questioning the nature of time itself'. T...

  • Fionnuala

    What are you reading? A tale of two people.Tell me about it.It's a book full of leaves, green ones and brown ones. And white ones too, of course.Ha! But seriously, describe it to me.It's a book with a...

  • Diane S ?

    Ali Smith is not an easy author to read and yet her words and thoughts are beautiful. If you like a linear plot, you will not find it here, though it is mostly set in the period after Brexit, it goes...

  • Barry Pierce

    Hailed as the first post-Brexit novel, in Autumn Ali Smith proves to us all that she is probably the greatest writer currently working in the United Kingdom. The fact that this novel was published a...

  • Violet wells

    I was struggling with this initially. Ali Smith's prose style reminds me of someone dressed in a dressing gown and slippers, hair unbrushed, wandering about a house with barely a grain of self-conscio...

  • Hugh

    My fourth book from the Booker longlist, this is another that, like Reservoir 13, would have made a worthy winner. At the time of its release this book was billed as the first Brexit novel, but there ...

  • Hannah Greendale

    Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend. ...

  • Cheri

    "April come she willWhen streams are ripe and swelled with rainMay she will stayResting in my arms againJune she'll change her tuneIn restless walks she'll prowl the night" --April Come She Will lyric...

  • Hannah

    My thoughts are all over the place for this book maybe fitting because this is what this book is as well: all over the place. There is undeniable brilliance here: sentences so profound they made me s...