The joy of handcrafting a cricket bat, and the equal pleasure from using it, are central themes of INGA SIMPSON’s new novel, Willowman, as she tells JENNIFER SOMERVILLE
It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows Inga Simpson that the topic of her latest book is cricket.
She confesses to loving cricket ever since she was a child. She’s aware that a lot of female writers love it too, and she wanted to explain why it is so interesting.
‘It’s a lot like life, r …