A razor sharp, wickedly humorous and surreal satire of a real life political scandal – reimagined within the claustrophobic walls of an English convent.
My third choice for 20 Books of Summer is Nina Stibbe’s new novel following the latest instalment in the life of Lizzie Vogel.
I share my thoughts on Norman Bissell’s fictionalised retelling of a crucial period in George Orwell’s life.
A visit to the 1950s Cypriot home of Lawrence Durrell.
A moving story of first love told in old age, looking back at a hidden world of suburban secrets and sham respectability.
It is difficult to know how to define Life After Life, Kate Atkinson’s 2013 Costa Book Award winning novel.