Joanna Glen introduces ‘The Other Half of Augusta Hope’

‘Let me be me! Perhaps that’s the heart-cry of the novel.’ Joanna Glen introduces The Other Half of Augusta Hope. I started writing The Other Half of Augusta Hope with the meaning of home buzzing in my mind. Neither Augusta nor Parfait can live within, or breathe inside, what’s supposed to be their home. And … Continued


Eleanor Henderson on her new novel ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’

Eleanor Henderson discusses the themes in her new novel, The Twelve-Mile Straight. Tender and savage, heart-breaking and hopeful, and deeply human, this novel combines the intimacy of a family drama with the grandeur of an American epic and will appeal to fans of American classics by Harper Lee, Toni Morrison and William Faulkner. After the … Continued


Ellen Wiles on her debut novel ‘The Invisible Crowd’

Ellen Wiles introduces her debut novel, The Invisible Crowd. This is a fearless and compelling novel about loyalty, kindness, and the moments which define our lives. Believe it or not, I didn’t set out to write a topical novel. But with daily headlines about Brexit underpinned by immigration fears, and a refugee crisis that shows … Continued