WLTB Meets: Claire Fuller
Claire Fuller is currently on the 2015 Desmond Elliott prize.
Serial killers: nature or nurture? Bad seed or broken psyche? Natural born killers or ordinary folk with damaged lives?
We have been busy reading the Baileys Book Prize shortlist as part of our WLTB book club.
Garvie Smith isn’t based on any fictional forerunner, but on a young man I happen to know in Oxford. Loosely, at least. Garvie is super-bright and phenomenally lazy.
Co-authors of YA Book Prize shortlisted Lobsters Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen talk about their writing process, dead ducks and their upcoming book.
I envy young people today and the level of access they have to feminist storytelling.
In the first of a new series The Booktrail talks us through the settings and story of Hausfrau by Jill Alexan
Why aren’t there more novels featuring cults? The narrative opportunities provided by extreme or controlling groups are superb: it’s human weirdness and depravity magnified.
It’s hard to select just five books on Morocco because there are so many.
The theme of the “double” in modern fiction (or doppelgänger, as it is often termed) is an enormous and seductive one.