One of Townsend's six best books, as told to the Daily Express:
RABBIT, RUNRead about the other books on the list.
by John Updike
Updike is a wonderful stylist and much of his prose is poetic. He has the talent to write about everyday people, those quietly desperate and this is no exception.
Rabbit, Run figures among Julian Barnes' best books to travel with, William Sutcliffe's top 10 relationship novels, and Aifric Campbell's top ten list of favorite jobs in fiction.