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Come Dance with the Devil: A Waterstones Exclusive Interview with Andrew Michael Hurley

The follow-up to his Costa Prize-winning The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley’s eagerly awaited Devil’s Day is a haunting tale of community, family and ritual, set against the beautiful isolation of the Lancashire moors. We caught up with Hurley to talk about storytelling, folklore and why he is drawn to fiction's hinterlands.

An Exclusive Waterstones Interview With Sarah Perry

After her novel The Essex Serpent was awarded Waterstones’ Book of the Year 2016, in the following interview, Sarah Perry discusses tackling faith, reason, complicated relationships and the rise of the twenty-first century Gothic with Waterstones Online's Martha Greengrass.

Eight great ghost stories and gothic novels

Eight great ghost stories and gothic novels

Posted on 8th Apr, 2014 by John Boyne

John Boyne shares the ghostly tales which inspired his latest book This House is Haunted...

Northanger Abbey:  satire and suggestibility - Val McDermid

This week, Val McDermid joins The Austen Project with her modern re-imagining of Jane Austen's gothic classic Northanger Abbey....