( 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 )

  mouse

only after i posted that last photograph ('nothing') did i realise that it was here, one evening in 1920,  that 'mouse', the son of kenneth grahame, died under by a train, aged 19. suicide almost certainly. mouse was the monstrous, beloved and over-pampered model for toad in the wind in the willows.