“It’s a great book. It’s a very traditional book, but it does what it does incredibly well. I’ve told this story before, but when I had the book in page proof, I was reading it to my children. My son, aged eight, actually snuck into our bedroom at four in the morning to take the bound proofs, because we still had 150 pages to go and he wanted to know what happened next. This was before publication and I knew then that I was onto a winner.” Read more...
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