William Ryan at Waterstones Piccadilly

William Ryan at Waterstones Piccadilly
  • Waterstones Piccadilly
    Waterstones Piccadilly
    , UNITED KINGDOM
  • 16/09/2016 19:00 - 16/09/2016 19:00

Savage Ending: Fiction and the fall of Nazi Germany - with William Ryan, Jason Hewitt, Jane Thynne and Ben Fergusson Join four historical novelists as they talk about the end of the Third Reich and its portrayal in fiction. Ben Fergusson (The Spring of Kasper Meier), William Ryan (The Constant Soldier), Jane Thynne (Faith and Beauty) and Jason Hewitt (Devastation Road), have all set their novels In Nazi Germany and its immediate aftermath. Join us to hear them discuss the stories they've told, ask where the line between fact and fiction lies, and how novels can help us to understand the repercussions of Europe's darkest hour.

About William Ryan

William Ryan was called to the English bar after university in Dublin, then worked as a lawyer in the City. His novels THE HOLY THIEF, THE BLOODY MEADOW and THE TWELFTH DEPARTMENT set in 1930s Stalinist Russia, have been shortlisted for the TheakstonÂ’s Crime Novel of the Year Award, the CWA New Blood Dagger, the Irish Fiction Award and twice for the Ireland AM Irish Crime Novel of the Year Award. William is married and lives in West London.