"the ultimate shaggy Satan story...it shifts seamlessly from robust silliness to sensual dreaminess... this happy mindbender offers the best deal going on time travel." — New York Times
"a wild poetic heart...I can't get it out of my mind." — The Guardian
One wintry morning, Prudencia Hart, an uptight academic, sets off to attend a conference in Kelso in the Scottish Borders. As the snow begins to fall, little does she know who or what awaits her there. Inspired by the border ballads, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart is delivered in a riotous romp of rhyming couplets and devilish encounters.