I loved this unique novel about a Greek film composer remembering the impact on her life of meeting and working with film director Billy Wilder during the filming of Fedora, set on the island of Corfu. There is her own coming of age story, a touching friendship between two generations, and the story of the end of the golden era of Hollywood. There are lots of references to Wilder both his early days and later life, together with his relationship with his writing partner Iz Diamond. Beautifully written.

By the same author: You might like What a Carve Up!, The Rotters Club, Bournville and Middle England.