I first read John Steinbeck’s East of Eden about ten years ago, and at the time I declared it my favorite book. That was also about the time that I started formulating the first plot to my novel Idyll, and the sibling rivalries, daddy issues, and love triangles in East of Eden were (and still are) big influences on that book. 590 more words
Battersea Arts Centre is a marvellous space and was one of our local theatres before we moved to Crete. As it's World Book Day today, here are their favourite books, their 'reading list'. In other news, next month's bandwidth will begin on Sunday (8th March). Roll on Sunday!