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Five Miles from Outer Hope (edition 2001)
Five Miles from Outer Hope by Nicola Barker
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Summer, 1981. Medve, sixteen years old and six foot three in her crocheted stockings, is marooned in a semi-derelict hotel on a tiny island off the coast of Devon. There's nothing to do but paint novelty Thatcher mugs, dream of literary murderer Jack Henry Abbott, and despair of her gothically unprepossessing family - including Mo, her anal-probe-inventing mother; Poodle, her shamefully flat-chested sister; and four-year-old Feely, who wants to grow up to be a bulimic (he thinks it's a veterinarian who specialises in livestock). Until one day a ginger stranger arrives, stinking of antiseptic...--Back cover.
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