Book cover for The Blind Roadmaker

The Blind Roadmaker



11 February 2016
80 pages
Imprint: Picador


An undoubtedly stimulating, thoroughly entertaining collection. . .one of Duhig's charms is that, for all his learning, he retains humility
Ian is a one-off, a true original. In The Blind Roadmaker he charts the journeys of 18th century blind Jack Metcalf who learned to read by feeling headstones faces as well as those of today’s dispossessed with a hat’s off empathy, wit and intelligence