Louise Doughty

Louise Doughty

Platform Seven is Louise Doughty’s ninth novel. Her most recent book was Black Water, which was published in 2016 to critical acclaim in the UK and US, where it was nominated as one of the New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her Top Ten bestseller Apple Tree Yard sold over half a million copies in the UK alone and was adapted for BBC One as a four-part series starring Emily Watson. She has been nominated for the Orange Prize for fiction and the Costa Novel award and her work has been translated into 30 languages. She lives in London. Website @doughtylouise

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14/09/2019 – 2:00 PM – NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WRITING, DRAGON HALL

PLATFORM SEVEN – LOUISE DOUGHTY

Louise Doughty is the author of the smash-hit Apple Tree Yard, a Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling novel and flagship BBC One four-part series starring Emily Watson. The Orange Prize and Costa Novel award-winning writer returns to Norwich for the launch of her latest book Platform Seven; a gripping, brilliant, original and eerily-timely story set at night in an empty railway station.

‘Louise Doughty leads her unnerved readers into dark territory.’ – Hilary Mantel

‘Doughty is a brilliant storyteller who knows how to build the suspense to breaking point.’ – The Times

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