Bellman & Black with Diane Setterfield
£6 (Or £20 for day ticket)
The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral
Diane Setterfield, author of The Thirteenth Tale, discusses her new novel Bellman & Black.
Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.
“Setterfield proves a mistress of the craft of storytelling and her musings about the pleasures of reading are beguiling” Guardian
Everyone loves a good ghost story. As the sun sets on our day-long literary festival, we invite you to enjoy a Victorian ghost story featuring a small cruel act, a mysterious bargain, and unraveling, terrible consequences.
Diane Setterfield’s second novel, Bellman & Black
is about a boy who commits one small cruel act that comes back to haunt him in later life. Hear Setterfield, who describes herself as ‘a reader first, a writer second’ read an extract from the novel and talk about its creation.
Following the success of her bestselling novel, The Thirteenth Tale
– a number one bestseller in the New York Times
hardback fiction list – this is a ghost story you’ll be telling your friends about for years to come.
This event is part of The Lives of Great Women Writers
, a day long literary festival
Book your individual event ticket now
, or buy a full day ticket
About Diane Setterfield
is the author of the acclaimed international bestseller The Thirteenth Tale
. She is a former academic, specialising in twentieth century French literature. She lives in Oxford. The Thirteenth Tale
was made into a film by the BBC starring Olivia Coleman and Vanessa Redgrave; and was broadcasted in late 2013.