EVENT: A.M. Bakalar at Felixstowe Book Festival, 29 June

Sunday, 29 June @ 17.30

Felixstowe Book Festival

The Orwell Hotel, The Elisabeth Suite

Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

Suffolk, IP11 7DX


William Brodrick and A. M. Bakalar talk to The Times journalist Liz Hoggard about their novels featuring Poles: The Day of the Lie and Madame Mephisto, as well as Polish literature, culture and history.

William is the winner of the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger for his novel A Whispered Name. His novel The Sixth Lamentation was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club.

A.M. Bakalar was born and raised in Poland and is the first Polish woman to publish a novel in English since Poland joined the EU in 2004. Madame Mephisto is her first novel, and was among readers’ recommendations to the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian and The International New York Times. She was the editor of Litro Magazine Polish Issue.



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