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Reviews

'Evokes a picture of a daily life in Britain that now seems sadly far away . . . a pleasure to read' The Tablet.
The Tablet
'A lovely, poignant book, not wasting a word and evoking place in a deep way' Archbishop Rowan Williams.
Archbishop Rowan Williams
'One of the joys of this very joyful book... is the evocative recreation of a middle class childhood of the 1940s and 1950s before television and electronic games' Independent on Sunday.
Independent on Sunday
'An absorbing account of where, why, and how a variously talented writer gradually came to realise that that was what he wanted to become' Times Literary Supplement.
Times Literary Supplement