The Guardian selects Cold Winter in Bordeaux as one of the novels that will make you crave booze…

Cold winter‘For the past year I have only read books about drink. I have just handed in the first draft of my book so I am now reading something purely for pleasure. I have chosen a novel by Allan Massie called Cold Winter in Bordeaux; it’s part of a quartet set in occupied France. It’s wonderful to lose myself in such expertly done historical fiction, but at times it feels like I am still researching my book, because my god there’s a lot of drinking in it’

Henry Jeffreys on novels that make you crave booze for the Guardian. Read the full article here and get your copy of Cold Winter in Bordeaux by Allan Massie today.