This is astonishingly good and the audiobook narrator is perfect.
It's the story of Dido Jones. Daughter of an unconventional mother and absent any knowledge of her father, she has no greater desire from the age of six to thirteen, than to be normal and in a "real" family. Starting with six-year-old Dido moving from a London squat to an Essex village in the hot summer of 1976, it captures the language and attitudes of the times perfectly, displaying them to through the eyes of a child and the adult remembering being that child.
Now if only it counted towards a Halloween Bingo square.