P&P Live!: Evie Wyld – The Bass Rock – in conversation with Hillary Kelly

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 5:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. 

Evie Wyld discusses her dazzling new book in which the lives of three women weave together across centuries.

Surging out of the sea, the Bass Rock has always borne witness to the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries, the fates of three women are inextricably linked to this place and to one another.

Sarah, accused of being a witch, is fleeing for her life. Ruth, in the aftermath of the Second World War, is navigating a new marriage and the strange waters of the local community. Six decades later, Viv, still mourning the death of her father, is cataloguing Ruth's belongings in the now-empty house.

Intricately crafted and compulsively readable, The Bass Rock burns bright with love and fury--a devastating indictment of violence against women and an empowering portrait of their resilience through the ages.

Wyld will be in conversation with Hillary Kelly, a contributor at Vulture, where she writes about books and television. She regularly reviews fiction for the Los Angeles Times, and her work has appeared in New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, and more.


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Fiction & Poetry
The Bass Rock: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101871881
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Published: Pantheon - September 1st, 2020

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