Posts Tagged ‘Wood Green Literary Festival’

  1. 13th October 2013: Wood Green Literary Festival

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    September 9, 2013 by Lydia Syson

    Sawbones

    Step back in time with me and Catherine Johnson, fellow-Londoner and award-winning children’s author.  We’ll talking about writing and researching historical London, discussing atmosphere, place and how to tune into echoes of the past – and of course we’ll be sharing thrilling 18th century medical stories alongside tales from East End battlegrounds.   keep reading



"A mesmerising portrait of a family unravelling" THE TIMES (Best historical fiction in 2018)

"Powerful, intense and beautiful" HISTORICAL NOVEL REVIEW

"This tense, evocative, richly-imagined novel conjures the voices of a strange time and place, and makes them universal" EMMA DARWIN

"A wonderful book" CAROL DRINKWATER

"A fantastic historical fiction debut" THE BOOKSELLER

"Syson brings history alive" THE OBSERVER

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