The British Book Awards Book of the Year
The Essex Serpent – a must read if you haven’t already!
Endlessly absorbing – The Guardian. Makes you alive to the strangeness of the world.
London 1893. When Cora Seaborne’s husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow. Retreating to the countryside with her son she encounters rumours of the ‘Essex Serpent’, a creature of folklore said to have returned to roam the marshes.