BBC Radio 4's programme Open Book is running a Neglected Classics series where established authors champion an under-rated title from the past.
The books championed are:
The Polyglots by William Gerhardie
The Rector's Daughter by F M Mayor
A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
Many Dimensions by Charles Williams
Esther Waters by George Moore
The Quest for Corvo by A J A Symons
Rasselas by Samuel Johnson
Carol by Patricia Highsmith
The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico
Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
You can read more about the Neglected Classics series, vote, and suggest your own neglected favourites here.