Tuesday, April 29, 2008

BookZone - top picks for April

I enjoy reading the column with Sue Baker's monthly selection at BookZone. April's issue has just come out and there's an interesting comment on Andrew Taylor's new book, Bleeding Heart Square:
Hot foot from listening to a recording of Riceyman Steps, I was back again in a decaying and run-down London. Here, we are in the 1930s and a mystery based on a real-life Victorian murder. It's crime, but I'd hate to think of it being ghettoised, with lovers of good fiction missing this absorbing and sinister story. There's a big trade and consumer campaign to come and I'd expect to see this high in the bestseller charts.
Read the whole column here (before scuttling back to your ghetto...).

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