Maggie O’Farrell in conversation at Waterstones Piccadilly

Maggie O’Farrell in conversation at Waterstones Piccadilly

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Journey to Florence in the 1560s with Maggie O’Farrell discusses bringing the world of Renaissance Italy to life in her new book

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We are delighted to welcome award-winning novelist Maggie O’Farrell to Waterstones Piccadilly, to celebrate publication of her highly anticipated novel The Marriage Portrait. In her new book O'Farrell paints as evocative a picture of Renaissance Italy as she did Shakespearean England in the former Waterstones Book of the Year Hamnet, as Cosimo de' Medici's third daughter learns to navigate an opaque Florentine court and an enigmatic new husband.

Maggie O’Farrell is a master storyteller, FRSOL, the author of Hamnet , Winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020, and the memoir I Am, I Am, I Am, both Sunday Times no. 1 bestsellers. Her novels include After You’d Gone, My Lover’s Lover, The Distance Between Us, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, The Hand That First Held Mine, which won the 2010 Costa Novel Award, Instructions For A Heatwave and This Must Be The Best Place. She is also the author of Where Snow Angels Go, a novel for children.

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