Amanda Craig & Gwendoline Riley
Wed 23 Aug 10:15am - 11:15am
When Love is a Battlefield
Warring couples populate new fictions from these authors. In Amanda Craig’s The Lie of the Land, a metropolitan marriage breaks down with the pair reluctantly moving to the countryside for a fresh start. Gwendoline Riley’s First Love, shortlisted for the Baileys Prize, focuses on a writer in her mid-30s and an older man whose past has left indelible scars. Both writers wonder what really happens to an individual’s soul when love turns sour?