Zara wants to do it in the Med. Alicia wants a Brazilian to please Mikey, Sally prefers the garden hose to Brian, and Catherine can only find satisfaction on the tennis court. Deeply satirical, these linked, ultra brief short stories follow one extended family’s fortunes and misfortunes over the course of a long hot summer.
‘Dirty, scathing and hilarious’ – Geoff Dyer
‘A brilliant writer’ – Douglas Kennedy
‘Thong Nation takes a look at the sexual mores of contemporary middle England and reports that, underneath the knickers from Agent Provocateur, we're basically still the same sad and lonely inadequates we've always been’ – The Independent on Sunday