Born in Berkshire, Diane Setterfield was educated at Theale Green Comprehensive School and Bristol University. Her degree in French literature led her to teach in universities in England and France, where she lived for several years. Diane’s previous publications have been in the field of 19th and 20th century French literature, specialising in the writings of Andr? Gide. After returning to the UK, Diane ran a business teaching French to those intending to live in France. She lives in Oxford.
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Diane Setterfield is the bestselling author of The Thirteenth Tale. Her latest novel, Bellman & Black is a haunting Victorian tale of love, loss and the mystery of death. Here, Diane answers some of our questions.