Going Cold ‘Tarkey’

Life begins at Section 40 – perhaps

Tarkey - his thorn in the flesh

Tarkey – his thorn in the flesh

In the silence he started at the realisation he’d been toying  with a play on words about ‘going cold Tarkey’. Chance’d be a fine thing.  Quickly the idea went stale and he turned on Radio  Four to clear the air. It was some late-night talk show with the enviably named James Naughtie, the one that looked naughty in print. Bookclub was just getting underway. He listened aghast as Chimamanda Adichie discussed her award winning novel Half a Yellow Sun. A novel set in Africa!

 

You’re sharp enough to find The Novel page

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