How Ightham Mote inspired Vic James' Gilded Cage

13 December 2017

Vic James’ debut novel Gilded Cage is set in a dark alternate, magic-drenched Britain. We tagged along with Vic to visit one of the inspirations behind her book, medieval manor Ightham Mote.

Gilded Cage

Gilded Cage

Gilded Cage has been selected for World Book Night 2018

A modern Britain
An age-old cruelty

Britain's magically skilled aristocracy compels all commoners to serve them for ten years, and Abi Hadley is assigned to England's most ruthless noble family. The secrets she uncovers could win her freedom - or break her heart... Meanwhile a young aristocrat plots to remake the world with his dark gifts. 

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