The radio is British black humour through and through. It follows the ups and downs of a English family as they deal with everyday issues and family relationships. The story unfolds and we get hints as to how the family have arrived to where they are today. Sadly one family member is missing, and I think it holds the key to much of what happens in the future. An old radio is rediscovered and plays a very important role in the storyline. This book will appeal to readers who enjoy a very British dry sense of humour.
I’ve always been a huge fan of Gervase Phinn’s writing. He brings together lots of parts which I like such as; humour, English village life and the Yorkshire dialect. This book is a delightful tale of a tiny school on the verge of closure, a new Head Mistress is appointed and great changes are about to take place, but not everyone approves. New friends are made and some old wounds begin to close in this first book in the series.