Deborah Swift used to work in the theatre and at the BBC as a set and costume designer, before studying for an MA in Creative Writing in 2007. She lives in a beautiful area of Lancashire near the Lake District National Park.
This month we wanted to hear your favourite books that transported you to another world. We had trouble choosing from so many brilliant recommendations, but whether you want to be transported back in time, around the globe or to fictional worlds, we think our list covers everything!
"I’ve loved to write ever since I could pick up a pencil. When asked at school to write a report on “What I did on my holidays,” I always managed to include a mysterious ghostly presence, impossibly beautiful and intelligent parents involved in espionage, some faithful and ...