Lucy Hughes-Hallett & Michèle Roberts

Tue 22 Aug 10:15am - 11:15am

The Spiegeltent

£12.00, £10.00

Lucy Hughes-Hallett & Michèle Roberts

Troubling Times

Award-winning Michèle Roberts presents The Walworth Beauty, a haunting novel about prostitution and poverty in Victorian London, while Samuel Johnson Prize winner Lucy Hughes-Hallett discusses Peculiar Ground, a story of love and growing old, agitators and aristocrats and how those who wall others out risk finding themselves walled in. Discover the authors behind these two sensuous tales spanning centuries. Chaired by Claire Armitstead.