Jessie Burton and Summer Reads
This week Mariella Frostrup talks to Jessie Burton, author of one of this year's mostly eagerly awaited and acclaimed debuts, The Miniaturist - a tale of greed, lust and hypocrisy set in Golden Age Amsterdam.
Author and broadcaster Viv Groskop and writer Matt Haig will be guiding Mariella through the best of the beach reads this summer, as well as taking us on a tour of the great classics set around the Mediterranean.
Also in the programme, Booker-shortlisted and South African-born novelist and playwright Deborah Levy on the place where she writes.
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton - Publisher: Picador
Read the opening chapter of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
|Interviewed Guest||Jessie Burton|
|Interviewed Guest||Viv Groskop|
|Interviewed Guest||Matt Haig|
|Interviewed Guest||Deborah Levy|