Islands in Fiction
This summer, bookshops are awash with islands in every genre from crime, to YA and romance. Mariella Frostrup and guests consider what makes them such popular fictional locations.
This summer bookshops are awash with islands in every genre from crime, to YA and romance. Mariella Frostrup and guests consider what makes them such popular fictional locations.
Anna Mazzola explains why she thinks islands make such perfect settings for crime novels.
Lydia Syson and Malachy Tallack discuss the appeal of the insider outsider dynamic for novelists.
Bermuda's Angela Barry and St Lucia's Kendel Hippolyte consider whether living on an island influences the writing they produce.
And Victoria Hislop gives her recommendations for the best novels to read on Greek islands.
Anna Mazzola on the appeal of islands for crime fiction
Lydia Syson and Malachy Tallack on the vibrancy of island life
Angela Barry and Kendel Hippolit discuss the island anthology So Many Islands
Victoria Hislop gives her recommendations for great island reads
Role Contributor Presenter Mariella Frostrup Interviewed Guest Anna Mazzola Interviewed Guest Lydia Syson Interviewed Guest Malachy Tallack Interviewed Guest Angela Barry Interviewed Guest Kendel Hippolyte Interviewed Guest Victoria Hislop