The Treatment

An exclusive extract from Michael Nath’s forthcoming novel, The Treatment. At The Black Gun, Kim’s boyfriend made a fuss of Claire, which was just to be welcoming, and had Kim pretending to be jealous. The boyfriend was called Marcus. He bossed the bar well: punters he liked, he rewarded with his manner; when he did smile, […]

Michael Nath is a British author and academic. His first novel, La Rochelle (2010), was shortlisted for the 2011 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction. His second, British Story: A Romance (2014), was a Morning Star Book of the Year. Nath is a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster, London, specialising in modernism and creative writing. He lives in London with his wife, the neuroscientist Sarah Tabrizi.