Wednesday, 20 May 2009
...and now, a word from my boss...
...Jeff Zycinski, who told me the other day he'd pre-ordered a copy of Serpentine and was expecting me to sign it.
Sign it? Given this very generous accolade, penned by Jeff for the cover but, alas, usurped (Mainstream's decision, Jeff, not mine)by Ian Bell, John Macleod and Margaret Chrystall (Herald, Herald and Highland News, respectively, he could have had one for...well, at a discount.
This is more than just a gripping page-turner. Morton combines his skill as a story-teller with the literary flair that readers will recognise from his other books
- Jeff Zycinski, head of BBC Radio Scotland