Karen Campbell and Simon Lelic (2010 event)

Karen Campbell used to be a police officer herself. No wonder her characterisation of Anna Cameron, her policewoman heroine, is so perceptive. Meanwhile, Simon Lelic’s novel Rupture opens with a school massacre by a lonely psychopath teacher – a case that turns out to be far from straightforward. Hear two of Britain's leading young writers talk about their latest novels in this live recording of their 2010 event. Karen Campbell's new writing on the theme of 'Elsewhere' - specially commissioned by the Book Festival in 2010 can be read exclusively here on the website: Apparently.

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