Sue Limb’s first novel, Up the Garden Path, had just one big – and rather unfair – advantage when it hit the bookshops in 1984. It sported a front cover blurb provided by her Cambridge University friend, Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
And it was, quite simply, the most compelling cover quote ever.
‘Wonderfully funny,’ Adams had written. ‘The sort of book that makes you want to sleep with the author.’Read more