Did you know that there are more than 350 people who live, or have lived in Chiswick who have published a book? This is beginning to make me feel quite inadequate.
Torin Douglas, Director of the Chiswick Book Festival, has complied a list of these scholastically incontinent souls, which you can find on the festival website.
One of the better known authors to whom Chiswick lays claim is E.M Forster, who has a blue plaque to prove it.
Next week’s newsletter will be short and sweet, but will feature a Christmas Quiz, based on this literary heritage.
Your start for ten is:
Who was the Government minister whose parents arranged for EM Forster to be celebrated with a blue plaque at Arlington Park Mansions?