Kate Garraway: My six best books - Pride And Prejudice, Birdsong and more
BIRDSONG by Sebastian Faulks Vintage, £8.99 My all-time favourite. He was a journalist so his language is unflowery yet wonderfully romantic. It’s a love story set in the First World War, a mesmerising period for me. My grandfather lost his parents in the war. His dad died digging tunnels, described so well that you’re there, then his mother died of a broken heart.
THE BOLDS by Julian Clary Andersen Press, £6.99 This is a brilliant piece of children’s literature. My son particularly finds it hilarious. The Bolds are a family of hyenas masquerading as humans and living in Teddington. It... read more
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