Natalie Haynes talks about her latest novel at the Wigtown Book festival

In The Children of Jocasta, Natalie Haynes takes a fresh look at an ancient story, re-imagining in gripping prose how the Oedipus and Antigone stories would look if the female characters took centre stage. Natalie Haynes is a broadcaster and writer, whose books include The Amber Fury, shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award.

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    Wigtown Book Festival

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    Dumfries & Galloway

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  • Event Start Date

    29/09/2017 12:00 PM

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    29/09/2017 12:00 PM

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About Natalie Haynes

Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She is the author of The Amber Fury, which was shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award, and a non-fiction book about Ancient History, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. She has written and presented two series of the BBC Radio 4 show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics. In 2015, she was awarded the Classical Association Prize for her work in bringing Classics to a wider audience.