We're thrilled to welcome international bestselling author Kate Mosse as the closing event to this year's festival. Kate will be talking to Alex Preston about her new historical novel The Ghost Ship, an epic love story of concealed identity, piracy and revenge – a tale inspired by the real-life story of 18th-century pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read.
Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and non-fiction writer. Her novels and short-story collections, include The Joubert Family Chronicles (The Burning Chambers; The City of Tears; and now The Ghost Ship), as well as the multimillion selling Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre, and Citadel). Her non-fiction includes Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries: How Women (Also) Built the World. The founder director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and Non-Fiction, Kate is also founder of the global #WomanInHistory campaign.
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