The Followers & Cults: Rebbeca Wait talks to Dylan Evans, Wilderness Festival

Dylan Evans left his job in a high-tech robotics lab, moved to the Scottish Highlands and founded a community called The Utopia Experiment. There, together with an eclectic assortment of volunteers, he tried to live out a scenario of global collapse, free from modern technology and comforts. Within a year, Evans found himself detained in a psychiatric hospital, shattered and depressed, trying to figure out what had gone wrong. " " " "Rebecca Wait's gripping second novel The Followers is story about cults and the manipulative powers of those that put themselves in charge. Rebecca's fascination with cults and cult psychology began after an unusual summer spent working in France, where she found herself in a strange room, surrounded by aggressively excited people praying for her in tongues. " " " "Join Dylan and Rebecca as they discuss their incredible experiences!

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    Wilderness Festival

    Conbury Park


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  • Event Start Date

    07/08/2015 12:00 AM

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    07/08/2015 12:00 AM

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About Rebecca Wait

Rebecca Wait has been writing for as long as she can remember and has won numerous prizes for short stories and plays. She wrote The View on the Way Down in the evenings whilst working as a teaching assistant. " " " " Rebecca lives in London. You can find her online at: and