Emma Stonex Reads from Her Novel, The Lamplighters
From Damian Barr's Literary Salon Podcast
Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at leading glamorous locations world-wide. Our London home is the Savoy. Suave Salonnière Damian Barr is your host.
No one really knows what happened that night. The seas were calm, the doors locked from the inside of the lighthouse and all the clocks were stopped. Somehow they vanished without a trace, leaving their widows and the villagers with so many unanswered questions. Over time the simplest explanations gave way to conspiracy theories and ghost stories, and 20 years, on a writer has come to speak with the women left behind to know their stories. In a narrative that alternates between the widows and interviews with their menfolk before they disappeared, Emma Stonex’s gripping historical novel, The Lamplighters, is one of the most anticipated books of the year!
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