PRE-ORDER The 392 by Ashley Hickson-Lovence

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An explosive novel set on a London bus travelling between Hoxton and Highbury. A novel about gentrification, people, places and perceptions.

Pre-order now and receive a personalised signed copy from the author on publication date of 25th April.

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Set entirely on a London bus travelling from Hoxton to Highbury and taking place over just 36 minutes, the events of The 392unfold through a cast of charismatic characters coming from very different worlds, but tied together through a shared suspicion as the threat of terrorism looms. On the 392 are all the familiar faces you might expect to see on any bus ride through inner-city London in the grips of gentrification: delinquent school kids, the high-flyers, the weird, the wonderful and the homeless. The 392is primarily about uncovering the passengers’ hidden stories; agendas and ambitions. Switching between the different perspectives – told using first person – powerfully places the reader in the shoes of each character as they observe and make their way to work, school or court. The 392 is a journey through gentrified London and the experiences and feelings that gentrification creates along the way, but ultimately, it’s the story of people, places and perceptions. The roads are real; the locations mentioned are actual local landmarks and the position of bus stops are based on the real route giving the world of the fictional The 392 a brilliantly authentic feel.

Pre-order now and receive a personalised signed copy from the author on publication date of 25th April.