Lisa Blower on BBC Radio Shropshire

‘I’ve been asked quite a bit recently about the origins of this novel… It’s very loosely based upon a family story about my great-grandmother, who was standing at the bus top when she was in her 80’s and she got chatting to an elderly gentleman aside of her. It turned out to be her childhood sweetheart, who she thought had been lost in the First World War…’

Listen again to Lisa Blower as she discusses the inspiration for her captivating new novel, Pondweed, with Adam Green on BBC Radio Shropshire. From 2 hr 07 minutes in.