L.A. Berry’s Favoured Authors
L. A. Berry’s favourite books contain writing that inspires and influences her own work.
We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
When this novel first came into the bookshops, she read it without any preparation or warning. It still ranks as one of her number one reads. “The characters are superbly crafted against a pacey plot. The ending is the one of the best I have read.”
The Island by Victoria Hislop
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
A Place Called Winter by Patric Gale
Shortlisted nomination for the Costa Novel Award 2015.
Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas
Room by Emma Donaghue
Clever writing is the word that springs to mind when she read Room.
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon