The Consolation of the Shoes is a short and sweet illustration of the young Manolo’s love for the shoes. With brief references to some of the most important shoes in history, Manolo comes to a life changing conclusion. It’s a light hearted read and one which I recommend after a stressful day, preferably with a glass of rosé. I felt an odd sense of fulfilment by the end. Definitely a must read…..especially for fellow shoe lovers.