Favourite book of your favourite writer.
Oops. I skipped this question, which should have come immediately after I wrote about my favourite writer: Carolyn Slaughter.
I’d have a hard time naming my favourite book by Ms. Slaughter. The Banquet was the novel I discovered first and the book that sent my scurrying to find more of her work.
I am waiting for them to come. I’m not frightened at all. Their coming is the only certainty, so I hold to it.
Thus begins Harold’s story of his relationship with Blossom, a young Marks and Spencer shop girl.
But I also love her novel The Story of the Weasel (also called Relations). And her book Magdalene. Whatever she turns her hand to, the result is always sublime for me.