Books over Brunch, The Subplot. Mr Loverman, Bernadine Evaristo. Sunday 27th March, 2022

Quietly trailblazing in its depiction of homosexuality in Britain’s elder Caribbean community, Evaristo’s sparkling, nuanced novel revolves around Barrington Walker and his struggle to admit his sexuality to his friends and loved ones. Compassionate and vibrant, Mr Loverman sings with humanity and the need to be true to your innermost feelings.