“Nothing ventured, nothing gained—but in venturing, all could be lost. Some people just can’t accept that risk, and Clover is one of them.”
The title “poet of the century” may not have the same impact when applied to the 20th century that it did back in the 18th, but if there was a poet worthy of the honorific, it was W. H.
On a fairly ordinary train ride from Edinburgh to London four strangers, three men and one woman end up in a conversation about love and how it can change a person’s life.
“There is always something comforting and rather special about a McCall Smith book . . .”
“A delightful book for summer reading.”