Jenn Ashworth and Peggy Riley (2013 event)
Brought up as a Mormon, Jenn Ashworth has since become a powerful voice in British fiction. She returned to Edinburgh with her third novel, The Friday Gospels, the story of a Mormon family that is by turns tragic and hilarious. Debut novelist Peggy Riley has written Amity and Sorrow, an astonishing, moving book about a woman and her children who flee from a religious cult. In this event, chaired by Serena Field and recorded live at the 2013 Edinburgh International Book Festival, the two novelists discuss their work and background.
Book Festival News
Wednesday 27 January