Summer Flowers was mostly taken for the pretty illustrations, I'm a sucker for pretty illustrations.
I read a bit of Bridget Jones on the bus and Helen Fielding is my new favourite author. I just need to find the time for all of them now, Portrait of a Lady will take the piss.
Just in case you can't see
1. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
2. The Conjurors Bird by Martin Davies
3. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
4. Summer Flowers edited by Antony du Gard Pasley
5. Bridget Jones's Diart by Helen Fielding
6. Bettany's Book by Thomas Keneally