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Kate Summerscale

Kate Summerscale is the author of the number one bestseller, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008, the Galaxy British Book of the Year Award, a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and adapted into a major ITV drama. Her first book, the bestselling The Queen of Whale Cay, won a Somerset Maugham award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Biography Award. Her third book, Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace, was a Sunday Times bestseller.  The Wicked Boy, which was published by Bloomsbury in May 2016, was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction and won the 2017 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime.

Kate Summerscale was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010. She lives in London.

Visit her website www.katesummerscale.com

Agent Name: Georgia Garrett

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