Events

Events

The new stars of Gothic Fiction : Sarah Perry and Cecilia Ekbäck in St Andrews We are thrilled to welcome two authors at the forefront of contemporary fiction, Cecilia Ekbäck and Sarah Perry. Ekbäck and Perry will be introducing their sensational new historical novels In the Month of the Midnight Sun and The Essex Serpent. Both have at their core an intriguing exploration of the thrilling and often mysterious relationship between science and faith, scepticism and superstition. Perfect for lovers of Jessie Burton and Sarah Waters, these novels are steeped in history, delicate and charming in the way they weave plot and character.Read More
FRANCES HARDINGE & SARAH PERRY: SERPENT AND LIES Costa Book of the Year-winning The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge and Sarah Perry's The Essex Serpent are novels set at a time when science clashed with religion. The young heroines in each story find themselves in remote places where their rationality is challenged - by a tree that feeds off lies, and by a serpent that feeds off lives. With grace, intelligence and wit these two novelists tell compelling stories.Read More

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