Becky Cherriman on the writing of 'The Flayed Fish'
Becky Cherriman writes:
As is often the way there were a few strands of thought that led to the writing of The Flayed Fish.
Way back in the days of the British Empire, an ancestor of mine set up a tannery in Leeds and the spoils from that gave him enough money to buy a big country house. Nearby, in what is now a Leeds public park, I discovered a pond which shares my grandmother’s maiden name. It turned out it belonged to the ‘family home’. A distant relative still has a …