Festival Fever Returns – Sophie Hannah Announced

Heck, only the bible and Shakespeare outsells Agatha Christie. The woman who gave butlers a bad name has sold over two billion books. It takes a brave author to crack the Christie code. An internationally bestselling crime author in her own right and self-confessed ‘Ag hag’, Sophie Hannah rose to the Hercule-ian challenge with her bestselling Poirot novels.

Renowned for her psychological crime fiction, published in 32 languages and 51 territories, Sophie’s Waterhouse and Zailer novels were adapted for ITV in the 2011 series Case Sensitive. A successful poet Pessimism for Beginners was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Award. Hannah takes to the stage in the ballroom Agatha was famously found in 1926, interviewed by the tattoo-clad crusader, Steve Mosby, the Leeds-based author of ten psychological thrillers.

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