Today's Guardian website suggests ten great neglected classics, and I agree with all of them; it may form the basis of a new spring reading list. It's wonderful to see at least one Capuchin and one Persephone in there, too.
As a child, I lived inside books. Then I grew up, and little changed but the books themselves. They spill off the shelves in my cottage, make cliffs at the side of the stairs and build towers by my bed. This is their story.