Alison McQueen


The Guest List: An Alternative to The Booker Longlist

The Independent on Sunday’s literary editor has included The Secret Children in her alternative selection of must-read novels for the summer, comparing it with Narcopolisby Jeet Thayil…

One story from the immense historical background to these stories is told in Alison McQueen’s The Secret Children, set in Assam in 1925.