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.
Katherine joins us to talk about one of history’s unsung heroines who inspired her latest novel The English Girl
We find out a little more about Essie Fox, author of The Last Days of Leda Grey, as she answers our burning questions.
Katherine Webb is the bestselling author of The Legacy. Her latest novel, The English Girl is a captivating story of secrets, passion and turmoil set in the 50s, out this week.
We’ve made a list of books guaranteed to fill you with the joys of the season, from the likes of Veronica Henry, Maureen Lee and Rainbow Rowell.
The Edge of the Fall, the spellbinding sequel Kate Williams’ novel The Storms of War is out in the shops 19th November. Author, social historian, TV presenter and all-round super woman, Kate dropped by for a chat.