Castaway Books with Lynne McVernon

Season two – episode two

In this week’s episode of Castaway Books Lynne McVernon, author of The Trouble with Raisins, and Jigsaw Island, chats to me about her life as a theatre director and how meeting a very special Syrian refugee influenced the writing of Jigsaw Island. 

The books Lynne chose:

The Crown of Violet – Geoffrey Trease (pub 1952)

Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens (pub 1865)

The Country Girls – Edna O’Brien (pub 1960)

Christ Stopped at Eboli – Carlo Levi (pub 1945)

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (pub 1967)

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