The Afterparty By Leo Benedictus

Jonathon Cape

ISBN: 978-0224091145 (Paperback)

It’s the story of an April night that never happened. A night that changes everything for nerdy Michael, a Fleet Street worker ant, when he agrees to take his boss’s invitation to an A-list party at a London club.

Inside, reclusive movie star Hugo Marks is announcing his re-entrance to society. And the last thing Hugo needs is Mellody, his junkie supermodel wife, deciding now’s the time to jump off the wagon. Or drop-dead gorgeous pop pup Calvin, hoping he can screw himself into their league.

Yet not one of them sees the real crisis coming. The moment that will tangle their four lives into an intricate disaster. It happens at the afterparty. But then, perhaps, you knew that already…