March 25, 2019

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Modern Gothic

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Uncanny and unsettling, with wild landscapes and violent characters, Gothic fiction is as popular today as it was in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In this event, novelists Sarah Perry and Kate Mosse discuss the distinct appeal of the genre, using history as a source of inspiration, and how writing the Gothic has changed in the last two centuries. Sarah Perry is the author of After Me Comes the Flood, The Essex Serpent and Melmoth. Her second novel sold over 500,000 copies in the UK alone and was the Waterstones Book of the Year 2016. Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright and non-fiction writer, the author of six novels and short story collections, including the multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy, and number one best-selling fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter. Kate is the Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and is currently working on the next novel in The Burning Chambers series. Their conversation will be chaired by journalist, writer and broadcaster, Samira Ahmed.

This event will be preceded by a free Book Group for RSL Members. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. 

When
March 25th, 2019 7:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
Location
Knowledge Centre
British Library
96 Euston Road
LONDON, NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
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