Susan Fletcher

House of Glass by Susan Fletcher

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House of Glass by Susan Fletcher   June 1914 and a young woman – Clara Waterfield – is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a private paradise for the owner of Shadowbrook. Yet, on arrival, Clara hears rumours: something…

Virago authors pick their favourite reads of 2016

We asked our authors to share which of the books they read in 2016 stood out. Here are responses from three writers with impeccable taste. Lauren Berry My book of the year was an easy choice; The Outrun by Amy Liptrot (Canongate). It’s the story of Amy’s descent into, and recovery from alcoholism told through…

Acclaim for Susan Fletcher's brilliant new novel

Let us tell you about a very special book

In June, we published the new novel from Susan Fletcher, Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew, which tells the story of Vincent van Gogh’s last years in Provence in the hospital of Saint-Paul-de Mausole – home to the mentally ill. This beautiful book has been receiving wonderful praise from all quarters –…