Flow is a coming of age novel for a young couple in love with each other and with the internet. Flow takes them on a journey to the time just before modern humans. This forces the present to confront the past.
Flow is a novel that asks what we are to make of the past – and what the past makes of us.
The story unfolds in a small seaside town called Northmarsh, in the westcountry of England. Northmarsh is an echoland: the past and the present collide to make a future.
Ina and Julie are a man and a woman caught up in the evolution of a story of mythic intensity.
Flow has worlds within worlds and time within time. Ideas from prehistory mix with ideas from the virtual future to illuminate the hidden corners of the present-day.
Flow explores our desires, our fears and our longings, which are universal and timeless.