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Essie Fox - Author


Before taking up writing Essie Fox worked as an illustrator – designing greetings cards and wrap, and decorative ceramics. She is the creator of The Virtual Victorian www.virtualvictorian.blogspot.com a wonderful guide through the Victorian world. Her debut novel The Somnambulist was selected as a Channel 4 Book Club choice in January 2012 and was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category of the 2012 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS. Essie Fox divides her time between Windsor and Bow in the East End of London.

Click here to read a Q&A with Essie Fox about Elijah's Mermaid.

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If you like Essie Fox you might also like to read books by M. M. Kaye, Susanna Clarke and Sarah Waters.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Essie Fox

The Last Days of Leda Grey by Essie Fox
The Last Days of Leda Grey
Essie Fox
Ed Peters, a young Fleet Street journalist, lives a hedonistic 1970’s lifestyle of which he’s grown weary. Whilst the country is in the grip of a stifling heatwave, Ed returns to his mother’s hometown of Brightland in an effort to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2016
The Goddess and the Thief by Essie Fox
The Goddess and the Thief
Essie Fox
A romantic lush Victorian gothic novel, complex in scope and concept but glorious in execution. Alice, whose mother died not long after she was born, has been raised in India, so when her father decides it’s time to return to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2014
The Goddess and the Thief by Essie Fox
The Goddess and the Thief
Essie Fox
December 2013 Book of the Month. A beguiling, dark and sensual Victorian novel of theft and obsession from the author of The Somnambulist and Elijah’s Mermaid. The fates of an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2013
Elijah's Mermaid by Essie Fox
Reader Reviewed Elijah's Mermaid
Essie Fox
May 2013 Book of the Month. A panoply of characters bring Victorian London’s polarised society vividly to life. The lives of two orphans brought up by their grandfather and a baby found...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
Elijah's Mermaid by Essie Fox
Elijah's Mermaid
Essie Fox
November 2012 eBook of the Month. A panoply of characters bring Victorian London’s polarised society vividly to life. The lives of two orphans brought up by their grandfather and a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2012
The Somnambulist by Essie Fox
The Somnambulist
Essie Fox
One of our Great Reads You May Have Missed in 2012. Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'New Writer of the Year' 2012. Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 12 February 2012. This debut novelist's coming...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012

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