Essie Fox divides her time between Windsor and Bow in the East End of London. Her debut novel, The Somnambulist, was selected for the Channel 4 Book Club and was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category of the 2012 National Book Awards.
Essie Fox’s latest novel is set in the worlds of Edwardian silent cinema and the long hot summer of 1976. It is the story of a meeting between a young London journalist and an ageing but still enigmatic actress who has hidden away as a recluse for over half a century. Hre she tells us about the film that inspired the setting for her story.
We find out a little more about Essie Fox, author of The Last Days of Leda Grey, as she answers our burning questions.
A short story for Christmas from Essie Fox, author of The Somnambulist and Elijah’s Mermaid.
Start reading our November Book Club Choice Essie Fox’s dark Victorian mystery The Goddess & The Thief right now.
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Essie Fox, author of dark Victorian mysteries The Somnambulist and Elijah’s Mermaid, tells us about her love of all things Gothic and explains how a cursed diamond inspired her latest novel The Goddess and the Thief.