THE ZOO
CHRIS WILSON
NEWS
CONTACT
NOVELS
Gallimauf's Gospel
Baa
Blueglass
Mischief
Fou
The Word
The Ballad of Lee Cotton
Nookie
E-BOOKS
REVIEWS
TRANSLATIONS
AGENT/RIGHTS
EXTRACTS
IMAGES
LINKS
     
 



"Immensely readable... This is a strange, bollixed, brilliant poem of a book." John Clute, New Statesman

"A meticulous description of the origins of every aspect of human culture..." Times Literary Supplement


    One spring evening in a stoneage encampment, the first word was uttered, followed shortly by the first lie. Before long someone had told the first story, cracked the first joke, sparked off the first row...