Writer, academic and contributing editor of Bookanista Lucy Scholes joins Andy, John and Mathew on the pod to talk The Vet's Daughter, the extraordinary novel of an extraordinary girl in late Victorian South London. Also, how some books just shouldn't be turned into musicals, and the best name for a dog ever.
Andy Miller - The Year of Reading Dangerously
Barbara Comyns - The Vet’s Daughter, Our Spoons Came From Woolworths, Sisters by a River, Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead, Out of The Red Into the Blue, The Skin Chairs, Birds in Tiny Cages, Touch of Mistletoe
Lucy Scholes - Barbara Comyns: A Writer Lost in Time
Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey
Halldor Laxness - Salka Valka
Ian McGuire - The North Water
Shirley Barrett - Rush Oh!
Laurent Binet - HHhH
Barry Unsworth - Sacred Hunger