( the facebook page - @MarkHaddonAuthor
is run by vintage books / doubleday
i don't have any input
and i don't see any of the comments...
predictably it has far more visitors )


a wonderful novel which sat on my shelf for a year, despite its having won the costa, on account of a lacklustre  cover which suggests that it's a comfortingly beige love story for the timid lady reader, whereas it's mostly about the wartime experiences of lancaster tail-gunner with a great deal of death and violence along with the romance. and countless passages which just sing...