The Lost Time Accidents is a bold and epic saga set against the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century. Here, John Wray reads an extract from his ambitious and fiercely inventive novel.

So there I lie on the plateau, under me the central core of fire from which was thrust this grumbling grinding mass of plutonic rock

The Living Mountain

Nan Shepherd

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Many of the lists offer advice that you will take to your grave. Some offer a snapshot of history previously unknown. Others are simply a joy to read. Each and every one, however, is certainly a list of note

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Lists of Note is a constantly surprising A-Z of what makes us human.