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Richard Wilkes

February 2
Your Bibliography
Authored one novel - trying to get it published
Favourite Books
Nostromo (most Conrad), The Odyssey, most JG Ballard, any Patricia Highsmith, Jim Thomson, Things Fall Apart (Achebe) Dead Souls (Gogol), Most Dickens, Arnold Bennett (Clayhanger series & Old Wives Tale), Ishiguro, Recently read likes: Eileen, (Otessa Moshfegh), Solar Bones (Mike McCormack), A Horse walks into a Bar (David Grossman) A Summer of Drownings (John Burnside). Non Fiction: Sapiens & Homo Deus (Yuval Noah Harari), The Silence of Animals (John Gray, The End (Ian Kershaw)



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