According to the nineteenth century writer, William Hazlitt, "Nine times out of ten, good nature is simple idleness of disposition".
His quote triggered Anne Fine's new novel Raking the Ashes where she examines the role of honesty in relationships and the unsettling truth that the very quality that first attracts us to someone is often the thing that ends the relationship.
She joins Jenni to discuss her new work.
Raking the Ashes
By Anne Fine
Published by Bantam Press
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