Podcast: Lauren Chater on Life, Lace and Gulliver’s Wife

Podcast: Lauren Chater on Life, Lace and Gulliver’s Wife

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Always fascinating, Lauren Chater talks to Cheryl Akle about Estonian lace, storytelling in unprecedented times, and Gulliver’s Wife.

About the author:

Lauren Chater is the author of the bestselling historical novel The Lace Weaver and the baking compendium Well Read Cookies: Beautiful biscuits inspired by great literature. She is currently working on her third novel, The Winter Dress, inspired by a real 17th century gown found off the Dutch coast in 2014. In her spare time, she loves baking and listening to her children tell their own stories. She lives in Sydney.

For more Lauren, see:
www.laurenchater.com
www.thewellreadcookie.com
www.instagram.com/the_well_read_cookie
www.facebook.com/LaurenChaterWriter
www.twitter.com/WellReadCookie

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                              Publisher details

                              Gulliver's Wife
                              Author
                              Lauren Chater
                              Publisher
                              Simon and Schuster
                              Genre
                              Fiction
                              Released
                              01 April, 2020

                              Synopsis

                              Birth. Death. Wonder … One woman’s journey to the edge of love and loyalty from the bestselling author of The Lace WeaverLondon, 1702. When her husband is lost at sea, Mary Burton Gulliver, midwife and herbalist, is forced to rebuild her life without him. But three years later when Lemuel Gulliver is brought home, fevered and communicating only in riddles, her ordered world is turned upside down.In a climate of desperate poverty and violence, Mary is caught in a crossfire of suspicion and fear driven by her husband’s outlandish claims, and it is up to her to navigate a passage to safety for herself and her daughter, and the vulnerable women in her care.When a fellow sailor, a dangerous man with nothing to lose, appears to hold sway over her husband, Mary’s world descends deeper into chaos, and she must set out on her own journey to discover the truth of Gulliver’s travels . . . and the landscape of her own heart.
                              Lauren Chater
                              About the author

                              Lauren Chater

                              Lauren Chater writes historical fiction with a particular focus on women’s stories. After working in the media sector for many years, she turned her passion for reading and research into a professional pursuit. In 2014, she was the successful recipient of the Fiona McIntosh Commercial Fiction scholarship. In addition to writing fiction, she establishedThe Well Read Cookie, a blog which celebrates her love of baking and literature. She lives in Sydney with her husband and two children. The Lace Weaver is her first novel, and she is currently working on her second, Gulliver’s Wife.

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