Sarah Perry: "Gothic is hard to pin down."

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May 03 2019 24 mins   1
Sarah Perry’s book After Me Comes the Flood was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Folio Prize, and won the East Anglian Book of the Year Award in 2014. The Essex Serpent, was a number one bestseller in hardback, Waterstones Book of the Year 2016 and both Fiction Book of the Year and Overall Book of the Year 2017 at the British Book Awards. Her work has been translated into twenty languages. Booktopia’s Olivia Fricot sat down with Sarah to chat about her books, gothic fiction, whether or not fiction has a moral responsibility and more. Books mentioned in this podcast: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry —> Melmoth by Sarah Perry —> Host: Olivia Fricot Guest: Sarah Perry