Why does no one read Jean Plaidy any more? The Book of Forgotten Authors - review

posted on 12 Nov 2017


Ideal for browsing in the smallest room in the house, this is a sure-fire Christmas gift book consisting of 99 brief biographical sketches of forgotten authors, mostly novelists and all hugely successful in their time.

Interspersed are interludes that rattle through a host of other names, all enthusiasms of bibliomane Christopher Fowler – a man who clearly reads as much as he breathes and who rummages through the dustiest shelves in the darkest corners of the mouldiest second-hand bookshops.

Read the full story on this link to The Telegraph