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 are getting to know the bestelling author just a little bit better. . .
Nightingale Books is an idyllic book shop nestled in a Cotswold village frequented by a fascinating variety of customers and staff. We can’t visit the shop itself but we can do the next best thing by diving into this heartwarming story and meeting the cast of characters. So here’s a taster of who they all are along with their top 10 books, the best way to get to know someone in our opinion.
The bestselling author tells us what it’s like to reach this landmark point in her career, and about the inspiration for Song of the Skylark
Discover the scandalous stories inside the grandest houses of Victorian London, in the new story from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes
Today, on World Autism Awareness Day, we are joined by Jemima Forrester. She is the editor of Shtum by Jem Lester, a story about fathers and sons, autism, and dysfunctional relationships.