I'm not an historian but I can get interested - obsessively interested - with any aspect of the past, whether… (read more)
I'm now an agnostic but I grew up on the King James version, which I'm eternally grateful for.
I'm writing another novel and I know what I'm going to do after, which may be something more like this… (read more)
I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory - the way in which it is not linear but fragmented,… (read more)
It seems to me that everything that happens to us is a disconcerting mix of choice and contingency.
It was a combination of an intense interest in children's literature, which I've always had, and the feeling that I'd… (read more)
I have had to empty two family homes during the last few years - first, the house that had been… (read more)
Since then, I have just read and read - but, that said, I suppose there is a raft of writers… (read more)