"What’s your favourite English word?" "Pavonine. It’s a beautiful word and a beautiful thing."
An extract from Lisa Owens' debut novel, Not Working, published by Picador in hardback on 21st April.
What disassociates when it’s a long way from the sea – matters don’t go back to the water no more, they lost the connection.
Feet planted in perfect balance, she bends each morning deftly dotting the floor.
Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a...
She wakes up, which is new. It gives her a headache, to be honest. Turns out, when you don’t think...
an extract from an original drama for Radio 4.