Welcome to advent! Here at the Prime Writers we’ve been sharing book recommendations for new reads to discover (or add to our wish lists). We have so many that we decided to put them into an advent calendar and we’re opening a new door every day to reveal a favourite book. Today Vanessa Lafaye, author of Summertime, tells us about her choice….
Behind door number 1 we have – The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye by A.S. Byatt.
Vanessa says: ‘The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye is a book of five fairy stories from A.S Byatt. It’s perfect for reading by the fire while the snow lashes the windows, filled with magic and genies and mystical realms. The book is also beautifully produced, with gorgeous drawings and illustrations. If I didn’t already have it, I would ask someone to give it to me.’