An immensely engaging writer wry and witty, and insightful. Sunday Times A vivid and meticulous writer. Observer From the widely renowned author Andrew OHagan, a heartbreaking novel of an extraordinary lifelong friendship. Everyone has a Tully Dawson the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over and the locked world of their fathers before them, they rush towards the climax of their youth a magical weekend in Manchester, the epicentre of everything that inspires them in working-class Britain.