Published by Chatto & Windus on 7th March 2013
I originally reviewed this novel for We Love This Book - thanks to them and to the publisher for a copy of this novel to read and review.
‘The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours.’ Alan Bennett
“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.” ― Franz Kafka