Sunday, January 27, 2008

Critic's chart: top six romances

Christina Koning is a novelist and short story writer. Her novels include A Mild Suicide, Undiscovered Country, and Fabulous Time. She named her top six romances for the (London) Times, the newspaper for which she regularly reviews paperback fiction.

One book on her list:
Possession, by A.S. Byatt

Two young academics are united by their passion for two long-dead poets - who were also once lovers, it transpires.
Read about Number One on Koning's list.

--Marshal Zeringue