Thursday, 10th May 2018
 
HOUSE OF FICTION
2.00pm
Upper Room Town Hall
£7

From the darkest fantasies of Horace Walpole’s Otranto – inspired by his own ‘little Gothic castle’ at Strawberry Hill – to modern takes on the English country house by Kazuo Ishiguro and Ian McEwan, Phyllis Richardson draws on authors’ biographies, letters, diaries and the novels themselves to examine how authors’ personal experiences helped to shape the homes that have
become the icons of English literature.
‘A fascinating study of the houses that have obsessed our most famous writers’ The Sunday Times
Phyllis Richardson grew up in Southern California, and moved to London in 1992. She studied English literature at the University of California, Los Angeles, and University College, London. She is the co-ordinator of the Foundation Year in English Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London and has written on architecture and urban development for the Financial Times, The Observer and DWELL magazine, and reviews literary fiction in the TLS. Her many books on architecture and design include the highly successful XS series, Nano House and Superlight.


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