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Stroud Book Festival - Something Nasty in the Living Room

Elisa Lodato and Amanda Reynolds

Something Nasty in the Living Room

20:30 - 21:30 : Friday 9th November

Lansdown Hall

Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

From Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl” to SJ Watson’s ”Before I Go to Sleep”, domestic noir – books in which unpleasant things happen far too close to home – remains hugely popular. To discuss this enduring trend, we bring together Elisa Lodato and Amanda Reynolds, two Gloucestershire novelists who focus on domestic darkness in their work.

Elisa will read from and discuss her gripping and atmospheric second novel, “The Necessary Marriage”, in which the arrival of new next-door neighbours unleashes desire, strained loyalties and a tragic chain of events. Amanda will read from and discuss her twisty psychological drama, “Lying to You” in which a wife who believed and stood by her husband after a shocking accusation made against him, is forced to confront the fact that he may, after all, be lying.

Chaired by Stroud novelist Tessa Harris.

Earlier Event: 9 October
Cheltenham Literature Festival