Diana Athill

Rekindling Cinders

In A Good Light


Century 506pp £9.99 order from our bookshop

NOW HERE’S A puzzle: Why has this novel received so few – hardly any – reviews? It is a pleasure to read, written with an easy, -unaffected elegance, the fourth novel of a gifted writer whose disconcerting power of observation manifests itself in shrewdness and wit: qualities which are not brandished, but which lease all the more for the unexpectedness with which they keep peeping out from under a quiet manner.

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