Check out the book, Greatest Hits, by Laura Barnett, courtesy of the Portobello Book Blog
I looked up Weidenfeld and Nicolson, the publishers of this book, on Twitter and they say they ‘specialise in exceptional fiction and non-fiction‘. I think it is fair to say that Laura Barnett’s Greatest Hits comes into the category of exceptional fiction. I loved the author’s debut work, The Versions of Us, but think I may like this one even more. Now you are going to have to wait a while for this as it’s not published till June, but trust me it will be worth the wait.
Retired and reclusive singer Cass Wheeler is putting together songs for a Greatest Hits album. As she listens to her songs as she tries to select them, she looks back on her career and reflects on her life. She has written hundreds of songs, had a eventful life, experienced love and loss and stopped singing ten years ago after a…
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