Mr Shaw works for an insurance company, at a desk, in an office, in a city. One year, during his family summer holiday, his world is turned upside down when he meets Caroline. Caroline, whose eyes a man could drown in. Caroline, who likes a spring onion or two. Caroline, who is in fact a donkey. To the outrage of his neighbours and the quiet bemusement of his wife, he walks her back to the city, builds her a stable and spends the evenings encouraging her talent for playing chess. She accompanies him to his office, charms ...

Caroline: A Mystery 2012, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099548683

Mass-market paperback

Caroline A Mystery 2011, Harvill Secker, London

ISBN-13: 9781846553882