The glam, good-looking cast and the multiple glamourous settings – the game farm, Glastonbury, Notting Hill, Ibiza, Cape Town – suggest a frivolous read, but the novel’s key concerns are deeper. Xenopoulos delves into depression and addiction, not just to alcohol and drugs, but also to screens and connectivity. “That digital addition is in all of us, I think. It’s so hard to disconnect, but I really think we have to, particularly us writers. You find your stories in contact with other human beings.”
– Excerpt from "The Darkness Behind the Light: Kate Sidley Talks to Rahla Xenopoulos About Her New Novel, Tribe"
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