The Life and Art of Lynley Dodd by Finlay Macdonald (Penguin, $50)
Reviewed by Nikki Slade Robinson
The cover of this book, with its classic colours and comfortingly familiar animals, is fittingly reminiscent of a Beatrix Potter classic. And classics are what the Hairy Maclary books have become, so it’s delightful to see this biographical tribute released.
This book is written by Finlay Macdonald, well-known journalist, editor, publisher and broadcaster. He has successfully combined the elements of a traditional biography with a detailed insight into Dame Lynley Dodd’s imaginative world. Read more »