Harrogate History Festival – Special Guests: Kate Mosse in Conversation with Manda Scott

  1. September 2, 2015 3:22 pm

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Date(s) - 24/10/2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Old Swan Hotel

Swan Road



Two towering pioneers of historical fiction promise to enlighten, enthral and entertain.

Kate Mosse is the international bestselling author who declared our times a ‘golden age’ for historical fiction. Who better to discuss why ‘history is hot’ than with Manda Scott – the author and Chair of the Historical Writers’ Association. Scott is a passionate advocate of the genre that allows us to ‘live a thousand lives’. A novelist, commentator and screenwriter, her books have been short listed for an Orange Prize, nominated for an Edgar Award and translated into over twenty languages.

Kate’s historical adventure novels of the Languedoc Trilogy – Labyrinth, Sepulchre & Citadel – are published in 42 languages and have sold more than 5 million copies throughout the world. She’s also a No 1 bestselling author of Gothic fiction, a playwright, BBC broadcaster and the founder and Chair of the Board of the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Kate received an OBE for services to literature in 2013.


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