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30th March 2022

The trouble about the phrase comfort read is that it gets perilously close to nostalgia read, to which we are so allergic. There is not much to be nostalgic about in Flush but rereading it, especially if you have a dog, is pure comfort. And what a marvellous preface by Sally Beauman, who would have thought that Flush was such a subversive and feminist book?

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