Bellman & Black with Diane Setterfield

Date: 18/05/2014 Times: 6pm Prices: £6 (Or £20 for day ticket) Location: The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral

Diane Setterfield, author of The Thirteenth Tale, discusses her new novel Bellman & Black.
Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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“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 for £20.

About Diane Setterfield

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. 

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