I don't know if there are any Leonora Carrington enthusiasts here. I came across "The Hearing Trumpet" a few years ago and was just amazed. I also couldn't believe that I had never heard of it (what passes for my cultural awareness is sadly anglo-centric, but Leonora was very English despite living in Mexico), and that it may have been written as long ago as 1950. Sam Leith on Leonora Carrington Now I see she has a selection of short stories coming out: "The Debutante and Other Stories". From high society to surrealism: in praise of Leonora Carrington – 100 years on I found "The Hearing Trumpet" remarkable, hilarious, ahead of its time, but, as ever, that may not mean it's everyone's taste.