It was not love at first sight. It proved to be not much of a conversation Nothing should have come of it.
A passionate but ultimately tragic love affair starts when two students - one French, one English - meet at university at the beginning of the sixties. From its tentative early stages, the relationship develops into a life-changing one, whose profound impact continues to reverberate forty years later.
A literary feast. - Herald Sun
Bragg can write sublimely about the peaks, and for that matter gullies, of human emotion. - The Age
Beautifully told. - Daily Telegraph
Bragg's new novel is a candid look - from the top - at life at the bottom. - DAPHNE GUINNESS, Sydney Morning Herald
A novel to be sipped like fine brandy. Remember Me... is cathartic and Bragg must write it out to its honest end. - Courier Mail
Remember Me is a romance with overtones of Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf... almost everyone will identify with it. - Sydney Morning Herald
The prose is faultless. - MX Magazine
One can only applaud the seriousness, the humanity, the emotional honesty of the writing. Melvyn Bragg has added another forbidable chapter to one of the most distinguished literary series of recent times. - David Robinson, Sunday Telegraph
Melvyn Bragg is a writer and broadcaster whose first novel, For Want of a Nail, was published in 1965. His novels since include The Maid of Buttermere, The Soldier's Return, Credo and Now is the Time, which won the Parliamentary Book Award for fiction in 2016. His books have also been awarded the Time/Life Silver Pen Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the WHSmith Literary Award, and have been longlisted three times for the Booker Prize (including the Lost Man Booker Prize).
He has also written several works of non-fiction, including The Adventure of English and The Book of Books about the King James Bible. He lives in London and Cumbria.