After an epic launch which saw performances by Deshawn McKinney, MC Angel, Sophia Thakur and Suli Breaks. Plus a Q&A with Irenosen Okoji in an evening hosted by JJ Bola with DJ Melody Kane on the decks, #The392 is out now officially available to buy in all good book shops.
Set entirely on a London bus travelling from Hoxton to Highbury and taking place over just 36 minutes, the events of The 392 unfold 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 392 is primarily about uncovering the passengers’ hidden stories; agendas and ambitions. Switching between the different perspectives powerfully places the reader in the shoes of each character as they observe and make their way to work, school or court. Ultimately The 392 is a novel about people, places and perceptions.