Mark Haddon’s new novel The Porpoise is, as the Guardian put it, ‘a book of thrilling, salt-caked adventures that scintillate like sunlight on the surface of the sea.’
A plane crashes into a grain silo; a young man runs for his life; a woman is buried alive at sea. There’s famine and feast; weddings and gladiatorial fights; and a family is lost and found.
It's inspired, in part, by the play by Shakespeare and George Wilkins and we’ve teamed up with Shakespeare’s Globe to offer one reader the chance to win a signed copy, a pair of tickets to the Globe’s production of Pericles this summer (18 June, 15 August or 21 August), and overnight accommodation in London to the value of £250. Travel is not included.
This competition has now closed, thank you to everyone who entered.