An enchanting pick for the Richard and Judy Book Club Spring 2017, Joanna Cannon’s debut, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, is a mystery set in suburban England during the long hot summer of 1976. When Mrs Creasy vanishes over night, two young girls, Grace and TIlly spend the summer trying to work out what happened to her and soon learn that people are not always what they seem.
In the podcast below Richard and Judy caught up with Joanna Cannon to ask her why she decided to set her novel during the summer of 1976, what made her choose the title, where she got the idea of her unusual plot from and more. Have a listen to hear an extract read by Joanna Cannon herself and find out about the inspiration behind The Trouble with Goats and Sheep.
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