Fans of Agatha Christie rejoice! Stuart Turton’s debut novel, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, delves deeply into the murder mystery genre, leaving readers all over the world wanting more. What is meant to be a celebration quickly becomes tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden – one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party – can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself, over and over again. Every time ending with the fateful pistol shot.
Podcast Guest: Stuart Turton
Stuart Turton is a freelance travel journalist who has previously worked in Shanghai and Dubai. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is his debut novel. He is the winner of the Brighton and Hove Short Story Prize and was longlisted for the BBC Radio 4 Opening Lines competition. He lives in London with his wife.
Duration: 27 mins