Talk: Lucy Hughes-Hallett - Author of the novel "Peculiar Ground", Friday 23rd March 2018, The Fry Art Gallery Too, Museum Street, Saffron Walden.

Author and daughter-in-law of the artist Suzanne Cooper, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, will be talking to Cambridge novelist, Christobel Kent about her novel, 'Peculiar Ground', at The Fry Art Gallery Too, at 7.45pm on Friday 23rd March 2018.

Tickets, £8, are available from the Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre, 1 Market St, Saffron Walden CB10 1HR, or on the door (subject to availability). Alternatively, they can be reserved by emailing: talks@fryartgallery.org.

Lucy Hughes-Hallett is the author of the novel Peculiar Ground - described by reviewers as 'subtle', 'compelling', 'powerful', 'almost Tolstoyan in its sly wit and descriptive brilliance', 'a teeming, heaving whirligig of a novel, 'one of the best novels of the year' and a 'wonderful book'.

Her previous book, The Pike: Gabriele D'Annunzio, won all three of the UK's most prestigious prizes for non-fiction - the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Duff Cooper Prize and the Costa Biography Award - as well as the Political Book Awards Biography of the Year. Her other books are the acclaimed cultural histories Heroes and Cleopatra: Histories, Dreams and Distortions. Cleopatra won the Fawcett Prize and the Emily Toth Award.

She lives in London and Suffolk.