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.

 

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