I was in Oxford last week to attend a series of workshops as part of my Masters in Creative Writing. I
I’m not sure that the female friendship has ever been honoured very effectively in the fiction novel. The closest I’ve come to a good and satisfying portrayal of female friendship is in the book My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. And I did not love that novel.
About this time last year, I was preparing my application for Oxford University to take part in their Masters in