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)