In a series of twenty-four letters Michael Mayne makes an offering to his grandchildren of all that has inspired him in literature, music and art. It is, in Ronald Blythes words an inventory of his joy.
Written in a candid autobiographical fashion, this book is a passionate plea to the reader to pass through their one earthly life with a trained and watching eye.
It is a confession of how he came to unify his outer and inner worlds, the ordinariness and yet the extraordinariness of everything.
Michael Mayne is the former head of religious programmes at the BBC and Dean Emeritus of Westminster.