Katie tells her the story of this place: of a massacre in the name of religion, of imprisonment, rape, torture and murder. It is a story that comes alive in the telling, as its victims rise up in vengeance to engulf Kate and all around her...
“Anything (and everything) you write, or say, or do, will be taken down and used in evidence...”We’re all on trial, here, in this Age of Surveillance.No Blakean Songs of Innocence and Experience. but that we will be led ultimately, like lambs to the slaughter.However, despair not, ye citizens of the New Jerusalem!Be ye not overheard […]
Thanks to China.At least twice as many Chinese as English have now bought and read the book - a small irony for a story with plenty of word play, riddles and stuff!Are English publishers /agents too sniffy or hung up on Lewis Carroll (it had been ‘likened unto’ by various commentators - which apparently raises […]
How, you may ask?Because it has sold 19,000 in China and South Korea. The Chinese publisher has just renewed the contract for a further five years!It had sold £135,000-worth in the UK before the ‘dashing’* James Daunt put a spanner in the works by banning all-day signings in Waterstones - my forte - talking kids […]