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Coercion in Literature: Sophie Hannah

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Join us for an evening with author Sophie Hannah as she discusses coercion in literature.

About Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling writer of psychological crime fiction, published in 49 languages and 51 territories. In 2014, with the blessing of Agatha Christie’s family and estate, Sophie published a new Hercule Poirot novel, The Monogram Murders, which was a bestseller in more than 15 countries. She has since published two more Poirot novels, Closed Casket and The Mystery of Three Quarters, both of which were instant Sunday Times Top Ten bestsellers

In 2013, Sophie’s novel The Carrier won the Crime Thriller of the Year Award at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Two of her crime novels, The Point of Rescue and The Other Half Lives, have been adapted for television and appeared on ITV1 under the series title Case Sensitive in 2011 and 2012. [Sophie Hannah]

Sophie has also published two short story collections and five collections of poetry – the fifth of which, Pessimism for Beginners, was shortlisted for the T S Eliot Award. Her poetry is studied at GCSE, A Level and degree level across the UK. From 1997 to 1999 she was Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College Cambridge and between 1999 and 2001

she was a fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. She is forty-seven and lives with her husband, children and dog in Cambridge, where she is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College.

This event will take place before Formal Hall. Although College members are very welcome to attend Formal Hall, there is no requirement to do so. If you do wish to attend Formal Hall too, please ensure that you book through the online booking system.

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