We have been waiting with much excitement for Kirstin Innes’s new novel Scabby Queen, and though publication has been postponed until July due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we thought it would be a treat to have this advance reading. Kirstin also answers some questions from the Proust Questionnaire where she talks about her favourite writers and her idea of perfect happiness.
By Kirstin Innes
Published by Fourth Estate
Scabby Queen is by Kirstin Innes, published by Fourth Estate, priced £12.99
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