Heading to Books Unbound Festival? Here’s what you should read

This week at Impress HQ, we’re talking about what you should read if you’re going to the Books Unbound festival.

The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs

This is Annabel’s first festival and one of Impress’s very own authors. Annabel has just launched her novel The Joyce Girl which is a stunning fictionalisation of Lucia Joyce, the daughter of James Joyce and the lover of Samuel Beckett. The Joyce Girl has become an international debut, with publication scheduled in Australia and New Zealand and Germany. Her talk takes place on Sunday 26 June at 10am and is not one to miss!

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The Wacky Man by Lyn Farrell

This novel explores childhood trauma and insanity. It has been well received since its publication, being acclaimed as a powerful and emotional story that holds on to you long after you finish reading. As another debut author, Lyn Farrell will be joining Annabel in conversation on 26 June.

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The Butcher’s Hook by Janet Ellis

A former Blue Peter presenter, this is Janet Ellis’s first foray into being a published author. The Butcher’s Hook is set in Georgian London in 1763 and is the story of Anne Jaccob as she attempts to escape from an arranged marriage. The Guardian have called this novel ‘one to watch’ and is definitely a must-read for anyone going to the Books Unbound festival.

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For tickets, click here: https://www.universe.com/events/books-unbound-literary-festival-25-26-june-2016-tickets-4CVKNS

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