Discovering suspense and mystery with Kate Summerscale


Kate Summerscale is the author of the number one bestseller,The Suspicions of Mr Whicher which won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008. It was also the Galaxy British Book of the Year Award, was a Richard & Judy Book Club pick, and was later adapted into a major ITV drama. Her first book, the bestsellingThe Queen of Whale Cay won a Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread biography award 'and her latest book, The Haunting of Alma Fielding, was shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize.Kate will be joining us to discuss the unique skills involved in discovering the suspense and mystery hidden in history. 

A book signing with Kate will be available through the festival bookseller, Blackwell's following the event.

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