Planet 246

Inge Thornton
Neon Roses
by Rachel Dawson

Neon Roses by Rachel Dawson John Murray, £16.99

John Murray, £16.99

If you loved the film Pride, but would have liked to see more lesbians in there, this is the book for you. Neon Roses perfectly captures the spirit of the late 1980s, combines storytelling with deftly made social and political points, and evokes the essence of life in the south Wales villages and the London lesbian scene of that era.

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About the author

After a career as a public librarian in Birmingham, Inge Thornton has lived in mid Wales for the last nine years. She now spends her time working in a bookshop and gazing at the delights of the Dulas and Dyfi valleys.